"Entrust the Church to the Lord is a prayer that makes the Church grow.
It is also an act of faith. We can do nothing, we are poor servants -
all of us - of the Church: it is He who keeps her going and holds her
and makes her grow , makes her holy, defends and protects her from the
prince of this world and what he wants the Church to become, in short
more and more worldly. This is the greatest danger! When the Church
becomes worldly, when she has the spirit of the world within herself,
when that peace which is not that of the Lord - that peace when Jesus
says, 'I leave you peace, my peace I give you', not as the world gives
it - when she has that worldly peace, the Church is a weak Church, a
defeated Church, unable to transmit the Gospel, the message of the
Cross, the scandal of the Cross ... She cannot transmit this if she is
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