Pope Francis has criticised on Christmas eve gluttony, and to be called charity. "When we look at the crib, we understand that what nourishes life, is not the possession of, but love; not greed, but love; not the Abundance, of the you to Look, but the simplicity, keep", said the Catholics in the head on Monday night at the Christmas mass before Thousands of faithful in St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.
"The man is become greedy and insatiable," said the Pope. "The Have is not the Accumulation of things seems to be for many the meaning of life." He lamented the resulting inequalities between people. "An insatiable greed by the history of mankind draws to the paradoxes of today that a few of the feasting sumptuously, and so many have no bread to live on."
Pope calls for waiver
The Christ-child, born in a stable and laid in a manger, filling it with a different model of life: "do Not devour, and hamsters, but to give and to share." Francis appealed to the faithful to ask themselves: "can I dispense with many unnecessary trivialities, to choose a simpler life?"
Pope Francis is calling again and again to humility or criticism of the consumer society. From the point of view of many, embodies the Argentines themselves, the simplicity that he calls, so he abdicated as Pope on some privileges. He is also for his commitment for the poor and excluded known. So he invites you again and again, the homeless or refugees in the Vatican, or take prisoners. In the past year, Pope Francis had called on Christmas eve to compassion for the Persecuted.
In his Christmas message on Tuesday, the first day of Christmas, stressed Pope Francis, the importance of coexistence between people of different Nations, cultures and religions. "Our diversity does not harm us, ( ... ), it does not mean danger; rather, it is a wealth," he said on Tuesday from the Loggia of St. Peter's Basilica, before Thousands of faithful in St Peter's square.
The universal message of Christmas is that "we are all brothers and sisters". In his Christmas message to the Catholics of upper expressed the hope for dialogue and peace between Israelis and Palestinians, a political solution in Syria and ceasefire in Yemen. Francis also addressed the conflicts between North and South Korea, Venezuela, Nicaragua and the Ukraine. Then, the Pope donated the traditional "Urbi et Orbi"blessing.