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Let us hear the cry of the victims

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Let us hear the cry of the victims

“€œLet us hear the cry of
the victims and those suffering. Let us
allow them to teach us a lesson in humanity”€. Pope Francis addressed this
challenge in a message to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban
Ki-moon, on the occasion of the first world
humanitarian summit held on 23-24
May in Istanbul. In the text “€“ which was
read aloud on the first day of the summit by Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, who led the Holy See
delegation “€“ the Pontiff made several pointed suggestions. “€œThere must be no
family without a home, no refugee without a welcome, no person without dignity,
no wounded person without care, no child without a childhood, no young man or
woman without a future, no elderly person without a dignified old age”€, he

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