March 18. Jonathan had studied the Constitution. “It does not belong to any one political party but to all citizens. That might sometimes be forgotten when elections are on the horizon and also when the president tends to speak for the party rather than the country. The Church in Southern Africa does dialogue with the president and the state to promote pro-family, pro-life, pro-justice and anti-corruption policies for the good of the whole of our society. In all our families at home we could talk about our rights and the Constitution too, but also about our urges as consumers to buy and spend. Even in catechism and other formation classes such things should be addressed.”
Moses said, “I have taught you statutes and ordinances as the Lord my God commanded me. Keep them for that will be your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples.” Deut 4:2-3.
Pope Francis: Families have the right to be able to count on an adequate family policy on the part of public authorities in the juridical, economic, social and fiscal domains. AL44. At present in global society injustices abound and a growing number of people are deprived of basic human rights. The preferential option for the poorest of brothers and sisters becomes a summons to action. LS157.
After reflecting consider an action response and end with prayer