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2nd World Day of the Poor

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS SECOND WORLD DAY OF THE POOR 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time18 November 2018   This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him 1. “This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him” (Ps 34:6). The words of the Psalmist become our own whenever we are called to encounter the different conditions of suffering and marginalization experienced by so many of our brothers and sisters whom we are accustomed to label generically as “the poor”. The Psalmist is not alien to suffering; quite the contrary. He has a direct experience of poverty and yet transforms it into a song...

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