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Benedict XVI: Peace for the world , egoism will not prevail

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The saving grace of God can change evil into good and transform the human heart. This is the central meaning of Christmas, reaffirmed by Benedict XVI in the Urbi et Orbi message at St Peter's Square. The light of peace will spread to Lebanon, Iraq, and throughout the Middle East because dialogue and negotiation do away with violence.Of Africa, the Pope spoke of the difficult situation in Zimbabwe, in the region of Kivu, in Darfur, in Somalia. Where the dignity and rights of the person are violated, where egos take precedence over the common good, where hatred and exploitation are likely to prevail, there must the light of Christmas shine. If everyone thinks only of his own interests, the world can on ...


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