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Gold and colored glass

Gold and colored glass Fifth Sunday of Easter, May 19, 2019 Dear brothers and sisters, Pope Francis speaking to young people in Macedonia a few weeks ago recalled an anecdote that he was taught at …More
Gold and colored glass
Fifth Sunday of Easter, May 19, 2019

Dear brothers and sisters, Pope Francis speaking to young people in Macedonia a few weeks ago recalled an anecdote that he was taught at school when he was a teenager. That is, as the first European colonizers arriving in the new world, used to exchange the precious gold of the natives with coloured glass they have brought from Europe, which for the natives were a novelty, but which in reality were worth nothing. And warning the young, he said: Beware, even today, modern ideological colonizers want to steal from you what the most precious you have, exchanging it with useless, insignificant, sometimes, devastating, novelties that are worth nothing.
Dear brothers and sisters, it is "the pure gold" of the love of God poured into our hearts by means of the Holy Spirit, the first gift to the believers, that Jesus deserved us with his life, death and resurrection, that the new ideological colonizers of the "single-mindedness" …More