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Pope Francis Issues World Day of Peace Message

January 6th, 2014

Rebuild-hope“Fraternity, the Foundation and Pathway to Peace” is the 2014 message of Pope Francis, which is also his first for the annual World Day of Peace, Jan. 1.

In the Peace message, Pope Francis offers his best wishes for a life filled with joy and hope. “In the heart of every man and woman is the desire for a full life,” he says, “including that irrepressible longing for fraternity which draws us to fellowship with others and enables us to see them not as enemies or rivals, but as brothers and sisters to be accepted and embraced.”

Read the Pope’s Message (Open PDF)

 

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