Vatican City, Sep 7, 2018 / 03:14 am
God needs Christians to be his hands and feet on earth, and to speak out about injustice wherever it happens, especially when hidden by silence, the pope said in an interview published Friday.
Speaking with "Sole 24 ore," a daily Italian newspaper, Francis said, "the Lord promises rest and liberation to all the oppressed in the world, but he needs us to make his promise effective."
"He needs our eyes to see the needs of our brothers and sisters. He needs our hands to help. He needs our voice to denounce the injustices committed in silence, sometimes complicit, of many."
"Above all," he continued, "the Lord needs our heart to manifest God's merciful love for the least, the rejected, the abandoned, the marginalized."