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May 27 1984, Live by truth, is gaining the virtue of bravery

May 27 1984, Live by truth, is gaining the virtue of bravery

[opening remarks] As every month, we embrace all our hardships and the painful concerns of our Country in our sincere prayer. Today we send our prayers to the throne of our Heavenly Father through the Holy Mother to whom the month of May is especially dedicated. We ask for the day when, in our nation, brother will not hatefully raise his hand against brother. For the day when those imprisoned for their beliefs will come home and will be able to give unconditionally their strength, their minds and their hearts to their Country. For the day when everybody who had been deprived of his job, for various reasons, will be able to work again. For the day when our Country will have peace, love, justice and true freedom. Holy Mass for the Fatherland on May 27, 1984 was celebrated by Fr. Jerzy Popieluszko who delivered the sermon. [homily] During the disgraceful, for all humanity, process of Jesus Christ, Pilate put forward a question which was, and always will be, timely: „What is the truth?”. For a Christian the answer to this question is simple, Christ Himself gave it when He said about himself: “I am the way, the truth and the life”(J 4, 6). Christ is then the truth, and everything He proclaimed is true. Lies had no means of reaching His mouth. It is for this truth, which He loudly pro- claimed, that He gave His life. The apostles, for whom Christ became the only truth, gave up their lives for Him proclaiming His […]