Cry for Justice with Brother Charles

Be kind and compassionate

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Be kind and compassionate and do not be insensitive to any misery. See Jesus in all people...
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The suffering members of Jesus’ body

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Have a love that goes with special preference towards the humble and the poor, remembering that it is directly to Jesus that the smallest act of kindness and love is addressed when it is done to the least among his brothers and sisters. Welcome them with respect and love, be all the more considerate towards them, for they are the suffering members of Jesus’ body.
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We must stand up for the rights of our neighbour

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We must stand up for the rights of our neighbour who is suffering from injustice; we must defend them all the more vigorously because we see Jesus present in them. Surely this is our duty because of our love for others for his sake. We have no right to be 'sleeping watchmen' or dumb watch-dogs. Whenever we see evil we must sound the alarm.
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When an injustice is being done

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When an injustice is being done to someone and there is something they can do to help, the brothers and sisters will not stand by idly, but will say or do all they can to help. Behind masks and outward appearances, they will see in everyone an inexpressibly sacred being in whom Jesus lives.
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We must imitate Jesus

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We must imitate Jesus by doing our life's work for people's salvation in such a way that the word 'Jesus' - 'Saviour' - is the perfect expression of what we are, just as it signifies perfectly what he is.
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What great faith our Lord Jesus Christ asks of us

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What great faith our Lord Jesus Christ asks of us - and how just that is. Do we not owe him such faith? It looks impossible to us but Jesus is Master of the impossible.
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I don't want to betray my children

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I don't want to betray my children; I don't want to fail to do the necessary for Jesus, living on in his members. It's Jesus who is in this unhappy situation. 'Whatever you do to one of these little ones, you do to me.' I don't want to be a bad shepherd or a dumb watch-dog. I'm afraid of sacrificing Jesus for a quiet life and a strong taste for tranquility, for my cowardice and natural shyness.
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It takes forcefulness to defend the weak

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There is one case when we must resist evil forcefully. It is when it is not a case of defending ourselves but of protecting others. It takes forcefulness to defend the weak and the innocent when their oppressors wrong them. The spirit of peace is not a spirit of weakness but a spirit of strength.
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Hope is a duty

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Hope is a duty - charity hopes for all - hope is but faith in the goodness of God. He is good and all-powerful. Unquestionably, He leaves us free, and often we use our freedom lamentably, but while leaving us free, He still remains the master and can at His will send a grace so powerful that it overwhelms everything, transforms everything. He has already done enough for us to make us believe in His love...
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