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Argentinean bishop says overcoming evil with good stems from faith

.- Archbishop Domingo Castagna of Corrientes, Argentina, recalled this week that despite the culture of death which has taken root in society, faith enables one “to see beyond and encourages the possibility of producing good so powerful that it puts a definitive end to evil.” Making his remarks during a homily at the rotunda of the Virgin of Itatí, Archbishop Castagna added that “the evangelizing action of the Church is focused on overcoming evil with good.”  Christians should strive to reach this goal, he said, and he recommended that anything that leads them away from this be given up.

Without separating himself from “the humble place of the Cross and the Tabernacle,” he went on, Christ makes Himself present “in the Church amidst revile, in the poor who are mistreated,” in mothers and children who are abandoned, “in pastors who are attacked for carrying out their evangelical mission,” in the sick and in all those whose human dignity is assaulted.

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