the UK and Europe hold together in times of uncertainty – what will always happen. That was the Central message of the sermon by Sarah Mullally on Sunday in the Berlin Cathedral. The London-based Bishop of the Anglican Church, had followed the invitation of their colleagues in Berlin, Markus Dröge, his hold on this coming Sunday for a return visit in London's St. Paul's Cathedral, the sermon.
a Few days prior to the originally for the Brexit established date on the 29. March demonstrated the mutual visit of the solidarity of the dioceses. Especially in times, in which nationalist movements were strengthened to make it clear that Christians are held across national boundaries, partnerships and in-depth, the Protestant Bishop Markus Dröge.
"We want a United and peaceful Europe and pray for one another." Was accompanied the worship in the almost fully occupied Dom, the English Choir Berlin and the chapel choir of the Staats - und Domchor.
Central the love you feel for your neighbors
voice of The London's Bishop in her sermon on current problems. For all the diversity and openness of London is also a city of inequality and deprivation. And it was this year in "turbulent times. The ongoing debates about the Brexit mean that many of us live with a deep sense of insecurity“. Social divisions had been disclosed, which could be deepened through the political process.
As Sarah Mullally said, resulted in such divisions from questions of meaning, belonging and identity. The current challenge will see you in it, "to learn to recognise small steps to overcome what's in our inner nature, the other repels, if we try to space exclusively for ourselves to delineate. We should realize that we have more in Common than separates them.“
the example of the biblical story of Cain and Abel, to the fatal jealousy of one brother to the other Bishop Mullally made on appeal by the Christians, "along with other people of faith and good will" to serve the community and overcome differences. Central the love for their neighbors.
to love The neighbor as himself, asking for compassion
In today's time it is possible that this speak a different language and a different Faith. Through modern technology, people could be anywhere in the world neighbors. To love the neighbor as himself, asking for compassion.
and we have To recognize that others, even our enemies, compassion to deliver. "If we need to understand our own vulnerability and compassion to receive, then this opens the possibility of relationships on the basis of equality and reciprocity."More about
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In the Christian understanding of the social relationship that enables doing this the individual completely, Mullally. You will be reminded that community is building, "differences, to accept and to understand that we have to win this as much as we give".