Words of the True King

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Trip End Jun 02, 2006

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Thursday, June 1, 2006

"As noted in your agenda, you are to consider the problem of peace, because the world today is facing a great dilemma:  the catastrophical weapons which are the result of human ingenuity, menace the world to the point of annihilation, and the human race is more than ever in need of the prayers and support of the Church.

"In this fact we have another ground for co-operation with all the Churches of the world.  As the followers of Christ let us not forget how often our cause has suffered through disunity.

"We would like to refer in conclusion to the question of social welfare in the modern world.  For a country can achieve much more in this field if supported by the church.  The will of God will realized and humanity can achieve progress in both the spiritual and material fields in a healthy 

"We consider it a great blessing to Us and to Our people that Your Holinesses have come to bless our land with your sacred presence.  Our people and Our Church rejoice to welcome Your Holinesses in our midst.

"Holy Fathers, as the spiritual descendants of the Apostles of Christ you have an eminent responsibility, which responsibility would include the improvement of the relations of laity with clergy and of church with society.

"We hope and trust that God will guide the discussions here according to His will and that His power will assist Your Holinesses in finding common solutions to common problems in the spirit of amity and concord.  May God who helped the 318 Fathers of the council of Nicea enlighten and help us all."

His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Haile I. Selassie I, King of Kings, Lord of Lords, Conquering Lion of the Tribe of Judah, Elect of God and Light of This World
January 15, 1965
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Dawit Kidus on

good words! whoever spoke them! thank you for sharing!


cpricci on

respect to rhedda j. i placed a new quote here on a similar subject, which i am sure is one of his speeches.

rhedda on

Good strength breds,

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