13.06.2019 Roma - Città del Vaticano
OSSERVATORE ROMANO: "Il Cardinale Sandri all’apertura della 92° assemblea generale della Roaco - Nuova speranza per l’Iraq"
Pagina 7 dell'edizione odierna: Link al PDF dell'edizione digitale
10.06.2019 Roma - Città del Vaticano
COMUNICATO STAMPA DELLA CONGREGAZIONE PER LE CHIESE ORIENTALI: 92ma ASSEMBLEA PLENARIA DELLA ROACO
(Riunione Opere Aiuto Chiese Orientali) Link al PDF e WORD del comunicato
Historical Panorama of R.O.A.C.O.
(Riunione delle Opere per l’Aiuto alle Chiese Orientali)
The Holy Father John Paul II in his apostolic letter Orientale Lumen under the heading “Meeting one another, getting to know one another, working together” expresses the voice of the Church about how to apply the three verbs: “The communities of the West are ready to encourage in every way the intensification of this ministry of diakonia, making available to such [Eastern] Churches the experience acquired in the years when charity was more freely exercised. Woe to us if the abundance of some were to produce the humiliation of others or a sterile and scandalous rivalry. On their part, Western communities will make it their duty above all to share, where possible, service projects with their brothers and sisters in the Churches of the East, or to assist in bringing to successful conclusion all that the latter are doing to help their people. In any case, in territories where both are present, the Western communities will never show an attitude which could appear disrespectful of the exhausting efforts which the Churches of the East are making, efforts which are all the more to their credit, given the precariousness of the resources available to them..................." To read more download the PDF