The current model of development has caused environmental problems, social inequality, and economic instability. It is suggested that a new, more sustainable and inclusive model of development should be adopted which takes into account the needs of the poor and the environment.
The evolving values and aspirations of customers are demanding a transformation in our economy. Accountable business leaders would do well to be sensitive to these expectations in a collaborative manner
Cultural Heritage is not about inanimate objects or old buildings. It is about stories and experiences. Music has a crucial role in the preservation, dissemination, and continuation of those stories, and must work in conjunction with other disciplines in order to ensure our cultural enrichment and be a positive change in the world.
We are often invited directly or indirectly to stay put, shut our mouth and let things as they are. Is this really an option? What are the deeply human and Christian attitudes in front of injustice? Can we afford rebels or revolutions? But most of all can we afford to stay silent in front of suffering?
This period is a pilgrimage period of walking up towards the Golgotha. As a Church, we are invited to partake in the sacrifice of Christ by feeling abandoned and lost, a spiritual desert, while we think of one another, intercede and make ourselves available for others. We are called to be the Simon of Cyrene.