Discriminating the poor through lack of spiritual care

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Discriminating the poor through lack of spiritual care. (CBCPNews file)

Discriminating the poor through lack of spiritual care. (CBCPNews file)

“I want to say, with regret, that the worst discrimination which the poor suffer is the lack of spiritual care. The great majority of the poor have a special openness to the faith; they need God and we must not fail to offer them his friendship, his blessing, his word, the celebration of the sacraments and a journey of growth and maturity in the faith. Our preferential option for the poor must mainly translate into a privileged and preferential religious care.” (Evangelii Gaudium, 200)

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