Friday, February 10, 2017

Amoris Laetitia -Par. 194

Being brothers and sisters

194.  Relationships between brothers and sisters deepen with the passing of time, and "the bond of fraternity that forms in the family between children, if consolidated by an educational atmosphere of openness to others, is a great school of freedom and peace.  In the family, we lean how to live as one. Perhaps we do not always think about this, but the family itself introduces fraternity into the world. From this initial experience of fraternity, nourished by affection and education at home, the style of fraternity radiates like a promise upon the whole of society".220

220 Catechesis (18 February 2015):  L'Osservatore Romano, 19 February 2015, p.8.