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By Aci Prensa (ACI/EWTN Noticias)

11/18/2013 (1 year ago)

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El portavoz de la Conferencia Episcopal de Costa Rica, P. Javier Rom谩n, indic贸 a la prensa local que estiman que entre 800 mil y 1 mill贸n de personas participaron en la Marcha por la Vida el 17 de noviembre en todo el pa铆s.

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By Aci Prensa (ACI/EWTN Noticias)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

11/18/2013 (1 year ago)

Published in Americas

Keywords: spanish, pope, church


SAN JOS脡 (ACI/EWTN Noticias) - En declaraciones recogidas por el diario costarricense Extra, el P. Rom谩n se艅al贸 que "la caminata super贸 en mucho nuestras expectativas, pues estimamos que llegaron de todas partes del pa铆s entre 800 mil y 1 mill贸n de personas".

En un comunicado difundido hoy, el Arzobispo de San Jos茅 (Costa Rica), Mons. Rafael Quir贸s, record贸 que el 17 de noviembre "miles de cat贸licos y muchas otras personas, inmersos en un ambiente festivo, nos lanzamos a la calle con el firme prop贸sito de evidenciar nuestro compromiso por promover, construir y fortalecer a la familia como instituci贸n y fundamento de la sociedad".

"Como Iglesia, una vez m谩s, con total certeza, llenos de gozo y sin temor alguno, hemos manifestado nuevamente, que la visi贸n cristiana de la familia, compartida por la inmensa mayor铆a del pueblo costarricense requiere de una protecci贸n especial por parte del Estado".

Mons. Quir贸s asegur贸 que con esta multitudinaria manifestaci贸n qued贸 claramente expuesto "que la Iglesia Cat贸lica no desprecia, ni ataca, ni incita a la discriminaci贸n de ninguna persona; pero, en su leg铆timo derecho defiende, respeta y promueve el matrimonio y la familia en su sentido aut茅ntico".

"Hemos querido llamar la atenci贸n acerca de la crisis moral, social, econ贸mica y pol铆tica que atraviesan las familias costarricenses", dijo.

El Prelado remarc贸 que la marcha del domingo "no fue ni ocasional ni improvisada, lo que hicimos fue escuchar la voz de nuestro pueblo que vi茅ndose amenazado, clam贸 a nosotros para llevar a cabo un evento tan hermoso como el que hemos vivido".

"Ya que la familia es la c茅lula fundamental de la sociedad, insto respetuosamente a los se艅ores candidatos a la Presidencia de la Rep煤blica, y por qu茅 no, a quienes aspiran a una curul, para que manifiesten ante el electorado con claridad su pensamiento sobre el tema familia", tanto "en lo que respecta a su conformaci贸n, atenci贸n integral en cuanto a techo, salud, educaci贸n, formaci贸n en valores, proyecci贸n social, entre otros".

El Arzobispo de San Jos茅 expres贸 que los Obispos de Costa Rica "con satisfacci贸n, hemos visto c贸mo nuestra convocatoria se dio, justamente, en momentos en que el Papa Francisco, constatando que la crisis social y espiritual del mundo actual afecta a la vida familiar, nos env铆a un documento preparatorio para la III Asamblea General Extraordinaria del S铆nodo que se concentrar谩, precisamente, en mirar y analizar la situaci贸n real de la familia hoy".

En un segundo momento del S铆nodo, indic贸, se buscar谩 "delinear lo que pastoralmente corresponda entorno a la familia. Desde las urgencias de la Nueva Evangelizaci贸n, es que se debe comprender esta consulta que hemos recibido".

"Todos estamos invitados a renovar nuestro compromiso por la familia, proclamando alegremente el evangelio de la vida, seguros que caminamos en verdad. Cerremos nuestros o铆dos a toda propuesta contraria", concluy贸 el Arzobispo.

Un nacimiento anunciado: haga clic aqu铆 para obtener m谩s informaci贸n! La raz贸n de la temporada: Haga clic aqu铆 para saber m谩s!

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