c Tan Giao Hoang Benedicto XVI

en vieng Mo Thanh Phaolo tong o

tai en Th Thanh Phaolo Ngoai Thanh

TC Benedicto XVI vieng en Th Thanh Phaolo Ngoai Thanh

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c Tan Giao Hoang Benedicto XVI en vieng Mo Thanh Phaolo tong o tai en Th Thanh Phaolo Ngoai Thanh.

Tin Vatican (VIS 25/04/2005) - Luc 6.30 chieu th Hai, ngay 25 thang 4 nam 2005, c Thanh Cha Benedicto XVI, a i hanh hng en Th Thanh Phaolo Ngoai Thanh, e bay to long mo knh oi vi phan mo cua Thanh Phaolo Tong o. S d TC Benedicto XVI en vieng Mo Thanh Tong o Phaolo, lien sau ngay le Khai Mac Tha Tac Vu Phero cua V Giam Muc Roma, la bi v co moi giay lien ket khong the tach ra c gia giao hoi Roma va Thanh Phaolo, cung vi Thanh Phero. Sau giay phut cau nguyen ben Mo Thanh Tong o Phaolo, va sau phan tuyen oc oan trch t chng 1 cua th Roma (Roma 1,1-6.8-9.11-12.14-15), c Thanh Cha a ngo li vi cong oan hien dien nh sau:

Tha Quy c Hong Y,

Tha anh em trong hang giam muc va linh muc,

Anh ch em than men trong Chua,

Toi cam ta Thien Chua, ang ban cho toi c en cau nguyen ben Mo Thanh Tong o Phaolo, vao luc khi au tha tac vu cua ang Ke V Thanh Phero. oi vi toi, ay la mot cuoc hanh hng rat mong c, mot c ch cua c tin, ma toi hoan thanh nhan danh toi va ong thi cung nhan danh giao phan Roma quy yeu; Thien Chua a thiet lap toi lam giam muc va muc t cua giao phan Roma, va cua toan the Giao Hoi pho quat, c trao pho cho nhng trach vu muc vu cua toi. Co the noi, ay la cuoc hanh hng tien ve goc re cua s mang, s mang ma Chua Kito Phuc Sinh a trao pho cho Phero va cho cac tong o, va mot cach ac biet, ca cho Phaolo na, va thoi thuc ngai rao giang phuc am cho cac dan nc, cho en khi thanh nhan en kinh thanh nay, ni ma, sau khi a rao giang lau nam Nc Thien Chua (TDCV 28,31) ngai a o mau mnh ra, nh la chng ta cuoi cung cho Chua, ang a chiem oat ngai va sai ngai ra i.

Trc khi Chua quan phong dan a ngai en Roma, thanh Tong o Phaolo a viet cho nhng ngi kito tai Thanh Pho nay, kinh o cua e Quoc Roma, bc th quan trong nhat xet ve phng dien giao ly. oan m au cua bc th nay va c oc len (Roma 1, 1-6.8-9.11-12.14-15); ay la mot nhap e ay y ngha trong o Thanh Tong o Phaolo chao cong oan tn hu Roma, va trnh dien mnh nh la ngi toi t cua Chua Giesu Kito, c n goi lam tong o (Roma 1,1) Va ke o, thanh nhan noi them: Nh Chua Kito, chung toi a lanh nhan n lam tong o e lam cho tat ca moi ngi c vang phuc knh Tin (Roma 1,5).

Cac ban than men, nh ngi Ke V Thanh Phero, toi en ay e lam song lai trong c tin hong an lam tong o nay, bi v Thien Chua, --- theo cach noi khac cua v tong o cua cac dan toc, --- a trao pho cho toi viec cham soc cho tat ca cac giao hoi (2 Co 11,28). Trc mat chung ta,  la mau gng cua v tien nhiem ang knh va ang men cua toi c Gioan Phaolo II, mot v giao hoang truyen giao; hoat ong cua ngai that la nhieu, c chng to qua hn mot tram chuyen vieng tham tong o ben ngoai Italia, (hoat ong cua ngai) la khong the bat chc c. Th hoi ieu g thoi thuc ngai en sc nang ong nh the, neu khong phai la chnh tnh yeu oi vi Chua Kito, mot tnh yeu a bien oi cuoc i cua thanh Phaolo (x. 2 Co 5,14)? Nguyen xin Chua cung nuoi dng trong toi mot tnh yeu giong nh the, ngo hau toi khong ngoi yen trc nhng khan cap cua viec rao giang tin mng trong the gii ngay nay. Giao Hoi t ban chat la truyen giao, trach vu au tien la rao giang phuc am. Cong ong ai ket Vaticano II a danh cho hoat ong truyen giao mot Sac Lenh co cung ten, sac lenh truyen giao Ad Gentes, (en vi muon dan); sac lenh nhac lai cach thc nh the nao cac tong o... khi theo chua Kito, a rao giang Li s That va a khai sinh cac Gao hoi (S.augustino, Enarr. In Ps 44, 23; PL 36,508); va rang trach vu cua nhng ke ke v cac tong o la tiep tuc cong viec nay, ngo hau li Chua c loan truyen va c ton vinh (2 Ts 3,1) va Nc Chua c rao giang va thiet lap tren khap the gii (n.1)

Vao khi au cua ngan nam th ba, giao hoi cam nghiem vi sc song ong mi rang menh lenh truyen giao cua Chua Kito la ieu thi s hn bao gi het. ai Nam Thanh 2000 a hng dan giao hoi en viec khi au lai t Chua Kito, mot Chua Kito c chiem ngam trong cau nguyen, ngo hau anh sang s that cua Chua c chieu toa cho tat ca moi ngi, trc het nh qua chng ta i song thanh thien. Toi muon nhac lai ni ay khau hieu ma Thanh Benedicto a at vao trong Quy Luat cua ngai, khuyen khch cac an s cua ngai tuyet oi khong at ieu g trc tnh yeu oi vi Chua Kito (chng 4). That vay, n goi tren ng Damas a a Thanh Phaolo en ieu nay: lam cho Chua Kito tr thanh trung tam cua i song ngai, va bo lai tat ca v s cao ca cua hieu biet ve Chua Kito va ve mau nhiem tnh thng cua Chua, e roi dan than rao giang Chua cho tat ca, nhat la cho nhng ngi ngoai, e lam vinh danh Chua (Roma 1,5). Tnh thng me say Chua Kito a ngai en viec rao giang Phuc am, khong phai ch bang li noi, ma con bang chnh i song cang ngay cang tr nen giong nh Chua. Cuoi cung thanh Phaolo a rao giang Chua Kito bang viec t ao, va mau cua ngai, cung vi mau cua thanh Phero va cua biet bao chng nhan cho Phuc am, a ti goi manh at nay va a lam cho giao hoi Roma tr nen phong phu, mot giao hoi chu s tnh hiep thong pho quat cua tnh thng bac ai (x. S. Ignazio Ant. Ad Rom.  Inscr.: Funk, I, 252).

The ky XX a la the ky cua t ao. c Thanh Cha Gioan Phaolo II a lam noi bat ieu nay; ngai a yeu cau Giao Hoi cap nhat hoa T ao Th va a phong thanh, phong chan phc cho nhieu v t ao cua lch s mi ay. Neu mau cua cac v t ao la hat giong lam tro sinh nhng ngi kito, th vao au ngan nam th ba ngi ta co quyen ch i mot cuoc tro bong mi cua giao hoi, nhat la tai ni nao Giao Hoi a au kho nhieu v c tin va e lam chng cho Tin Mng.

Chung ta hay pho thac c mong tren cho li khan cau cuaThanh Phaolo. Nguyen xin Ngai cau cung Thien Chua ban cho Giao Hoi Roma, nhat la cho v giam muc ng au giao hoi nay, va cho toan the Dan Chua, niem vui rao giang va lam chng cho tat ca biet Tin Mng Chua Kito.

 

(ban dch Viet ng cua ang The Dung)

 


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