Monday, December 29, 2008
"The Kingdom of Heaven is not a kingdom or life in the clouds. Either it exists here or else it exists nowhere," President Chávez issued a wake-up call during the last Sunday program of 2008. "It's on earth, and that is why Christ came here and was born among the poor, in the manger."
The head of state in Venezuela noted that the capitalist system throughout its history has distorted Jesus's message to the poor about the Kingdom of Heaven, with the sole purpose of exploiting the impoverished majorities in favor of the minorities who enjoy the wealth of the world.
The Christ child was born on earth, poor and human, to fight and make this planet truly the kingdom of heaven, of equality and justice, not to be poor in life and to win glory in the afterlife, Comandante Chávez said during the last Aló Presidente broadcast of the year, speaking from El Valle where [For the rest of the story...]
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