Action Alert!
Catholic World News

Pope praises efforts to promote Christian principles in agriculture

June 22, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI praised the work of an Italian organization to promote family farms, during a private audience on June 22.

The Pope applauded the efforts of the group, Coldiretti, that to promote “the values which make working activity a valuable instrument in the creation of a more just and human form of coexistence.” He remarked: “Society, the economy, and work are not exclusively secular environments. Even less so are they alien to the Christian message.” Rather, he said, they are fields for evangelical work.


Sound Off! supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.