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King of kings!

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King of kings! Gospel of Sunday, January 6, 2019, Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord Dear brothers and sisters, Pope Francis in his message for the Peace World Day, celebrated last January the …More
King of kings!
Gospel of Sunday, January 6, 2019, Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord
Dear brothers and sisters, Pope Francis in his message for the Peace World Day, celebrated last January the first, focused his concern, among other things, on the importance of politics for achieving peace by highlighting its 8 virtues and 10 vices. Among the virtues has, inter alia, listed the lofty sense and deep understanding of his role, credibility, working for the common good and not for his own interest, consistency.
Among the vices has, inter alia, listed: corruption in its varied forms: the misappropriation of public resources, the exploitation of individuals, dishonest gain, lack of concern for the natural environment,, the plundering of natural resources for the sake of quick profit, xenophobia, and racism…

Dear brothers and sisters, the Gospel of Sunday, January 6, Solemnity of the Epiphany, presents the relationship of earthly power with Jesus, the Son of God and King of the kings of the earth.
On the one hand, King Herod, who, slave of his unlimited ego, sees enemies everywhere and to defend his power is willing to kill innocent children ... On the other hand, the three wise Kings, aware that they are not God, they look for Him through the "signs" that he makes to be found.

How much more human, just and fraternal would be the world if the "great ones" of the earth, that is, those who have earthly power and have the task of rule and guiding peoples and nations, found the courage, like the three wise Kings, to seeking God and kneel before Him, before His majesty, before His holy laws ...