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Peace and the family closely linked

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bxvi.jpgWith the approach of the World Day of Peace, celebrated each year on 1 January, Pope Benedict XVI has published his annual message, this year the family.

“At the beginning of a New Year, I wish to send my fervent good wishes for peace, together with a heartfelt message of hope to men and women throughout the world. I do so by offering for our common reflection the theme which I have placed at the beginning of this message. It is one which I consider particularly important: the human family, a community of peace.”

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