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Presentación de la encíclica de Benedicto XVI: “Deus caritas est”

This is a matter of no small account today, in a social and cultural context which relativizes truth, often paying little heed to it and showing increasing reluctance to acknowledge its existence. Therefore, it must be borne in mind that grave imbalances are produced when economic action, conceived merely cartas an engine for wealth creation, is detached from political action, conceived as a means for pursuing justice through redistribution.

Thinking of this kind requires a deeper critical evaluation of the category of relation. In the development of biblical faith, however, the content of the prayer fundamental to Israel, the Shemabecame increasingly clear and unequivocal: A metaphysical understanding of the relations between persons is therefore of great benefit for their development.

The real novelty of the New Testament lies not so much in new ideas as in the figure of Christ himself, who gives flesh and blood to those concepts—an unprecedented realism.

We would like to invite al of you to read and reflect on this document written by His Holiness to whom we are thankful for this encyclical.

In this contemplation the Christian discovers the path along which his life and love must move. Deus caritas estlike the encyclicals of xiv previous popes, including Pope John Paul II, uses the Royal we in the official Latin text “cupimus loqui craitas amore”. Political authority also involves a wide range of valueswhich must not be overlooked in the process of constructing a new order of economic productivity, socially responsible and human in scale.


The Church’s social doctrine illuminates with an unchanging light the new problems that are constantly emerging [22].

Presentación de la encíclica de Benedicto XVI: “Deus caritas est”

When we consider the issues involved in the relationship between business and ethicsas well as the evolution currently taking place in methods of production, it would appear that the traditionally valid distinction between profit-based companies and non-profit organizations can no longer do full justice to reality, or offer practical direction for the future.

Today, in fact, people frequently kill in the holy name of God, as both my predecessor John Paul II and I myself have often publicly acknowledged and lamented [68]. Faith by its specific nature is caritax encounter with the living God—an encounter bnedicto up new horizons extending beyond the sphere of reason. Carits being extended to all mankind, it is not reduced to a generic, abstract and undemanding expression of love, but calls for my own practical commitment here and now.

When this happens, humanity runs new risks of enslavement and manipulation.

The more authentically he or she lives these relations, the more his or her own personal identity matures. This has been achieved only in part, and it is still a real duty that needs to be discharged, perhaps by means of the choices that are necessary to overcome current economic problems. The earthly city is promoted not merely by relationships of rights and duties, but to an even greater and more fundamental extent by relationships of gratuitousness, mercy and communion.

Deus caritas est (December 25, ) | BENEDICT XVI

At the same time, the question of equitable agrarian reform in developing countries should not be ignored. The Church’s wisdom has always pointed to the presence of original sin in social conditions and in the structure of society: The Christian faith was thus definitively discredited in his eyes.

Rather, he seeks an encounter with the Father of Jesus Christ, asking God to be present with the consolation of the Spirit to him and his work. To her we entrust the Church and her mission in the service of love: There is no ordering of the State so just that it can eliminate the need for a service of love.


Their positive effects are also being felt in the less developed areas of the world. It consists in the fact that man, through a life of fidelity to the one God, comes to experience himself as loved by God, and cafitas joy in truth and in righteousness—a joy in God which becomes cariyas essential happiness: Share your thoughts with other customers. That light is both the light of reason and the light of faith, through which the intellect attains to the natural and supernatural truth of charity: Love is possible, and we are able to practise it because we are created in the image of God.

In this project he was amply inspired by Christianity. For young people, this widespread involvement constitutes a school of life which offers them a formation in solidarity and in readiness to offer others not simply material aid but their very selves. Christ took the lowest place in the world—the Cross—and by this radical humility he redeemed us and constantly comes to our aid. Here it might be helpful to allude to the earliest legal structures associated with the service of charity in the Church.

It must be admitted that the Church’s leadership was slow to realize that the issue of the just structuring of society needed to be approached in a new way. He established a hierarchy of metropolitans and priests who were to foster love of God and neighbour.

Yet eros and agape —ascending love and descending love—can never be completely separated. The sharing of goods and resources, from which authentic development proceeds, is not guaranteed by merely technical progress and relationships of utility, but by the potential of love that overcomes evil with good cf.