Humility, presence, dialogue, simplicity of life, communion with the poor – does this sound like Pope Francis? How would you describe the witness of an authentic Christian life?
Do you see sensitivity to God’s presence in the poor, in cultures and in religious traditions as part of dialogue? How might we cultivate humility and sensitivity in the practice of dialogue?
Here is an unofficial translation of a statement by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Indonesia calling for an end to violence in Papua. It was issued on 17 November 2011. Indonesian Bishops Conference Statement on Papua November 2011