Great Quotes by Claudio Hummes

We know that social exclusion is closely tied to the new economic world order, globalized, with free and open markets, which isn’t bringing prosperity or social justice to all.

Claudio Hummes

In fact, effective solidarity with the poor, both individual persons and entire nations, is indispensable for the construction of peace.

Claudio Hummes

The faith must express itself in charity and in solidarity, which is the civil form of charity.

Claudio Hummes

In this context, the church supports and favors every effort today to seek the full development of the personality of all human beings, and to promote their fundamental rights, their dignity and liberty.

Claudio Hummes

A servant church must have as its priority solidarity with the poor.

Claudio Hummes

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.

Claudio Hummes

The church must constantly promote dialogue.

Claudio Hummes

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.

Claudio Hummes

A church of dialogue in the contemporary world… a church, taking on the mission of Jesus, which is in the world not to judge humanity, but to love it and to save it.

Claudio Hummes

The Church doesn’t censor. It tries to guide its faithful through catechism.

Claudio Hummes

We see violence to forcibly seize land, at any price, murders and corruption.

Claudio Hummes

Most urgent is the good First Job Program, that Lula plans to implement, which hasn’t got off the ground.

Claudio Hummes

John Paul II made it clear that… liberation theology based on the teaching of Jesus Christ was necessary, but liberation theology that used a Marxist analysis was unacceptable.

Claudio Hummes

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.

Claudio Hummes