National Strength in Option for the Poor
Archbishop Julian Leow Beng Kim of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia said at his installation, that Malaysia stands at a crossroads. It’s story, he said, should not be “about competing with each other, to see who is first, who is more superior or who is more successful, but our strength as a nation is gauged by how we treat the weakest and the most vulnerable among us.”
Giving voice to the Church’s option for the poor, he said: “The most neglected of our society must be our priority to move this nation forward.”
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- Do you believe that a nation’s strength is measured by the way the most vulnerable and neglected are treated?
- How do political parties and community groups in your country measure national strength?