Thursday, August 25, 2016

Amoris Laetitia - Par. 25

25.   This having been said, we can appreciate the suffering created by unemployment and the lack of steady work, as reflected in the Book of Ruth, Jesus’ own parable of the labourers forced to stand idly in the town square (Mt 20:1-16), and his personal experience of meeting people suffering from poverty and hunger.  Sadly, these realities are present in many countries today, where the lack of  employment opportunities takes its toll on the serenity of family life.