‘I wanted to come to share your challenges and reaffirm with you a whole-hearted option for the defence of life, the defence of the earth and the defence of cultures’
Argentine Pontiff Defends Rights of Indigenous, Reminds Church Is Not Alien to Your Problems and Lives
‘I would like to encourage you to study. Get an education, take advantage of the opportunities you have for schooling. The world needs you, young men and women of the first peoples, and it needs you as you are’
With the invitation to convert ourselves to Christ by harboring his grace and by sharing his love with our neighbor.
Peru is a land of hope that invites and challenges its people to unity.
‘ The degradation of the environment, sad to say, cannot be separated from the moral degradation of our communities.’
‘The world needs you, young men and women of the first peoples, and it needs you as you are.’
‘You are not a no man’s land. This land has names. It has faces. It has you.’
‘You have in Mary not only an example to whom you can look, but also a Mother’