The church must constantly promote dialogue.
A servant church must have as its priority solidarity with the poor.
The Church doesn't censor. It tries to guide its faithful through catechism.
We see violence to forcibly seize land, at any price, murders and corruption.
The faith must express itself in charity and in solidarity, which is the civil form of charity.
Most urgent is the good First Job Program, that Lula plans to implement, which hasn't got off the ground.
In fact, effective solidarity with the poor, both individual persons and entire nations, is indispensable for the construction of peace.
The church, inserted and active in human society and in history, does not exist in order to exercise political power or to govern the society.
In fact, a large majority of those have died and of those expected to die of AIDS, as well as of those who are infected with the virus, are in sub-Saharan Africa.
However, it must always remain a dialogue, and never an imposition of the church's own convictions and methods. Propose, not impose. To serve, and not to dominate.