Pope Reminds Italian Judges that Justice is a Cardinal Virtue
Pope Francis on February 9, 2019, reminded Italian judges of the importance of justice: ‘the quintessential cardinal virtue.”
The Holy Father’s remarks came in the Consistory Hall of the Vatican Apostolic Palace, where he received in audience the National Association of Magistrates on the occasion of the upcoming 110th anniversary of its founding.
The following is the Pope’s address to those present:
Address of the Holy Father
Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen,
I address a cordial greeting to you, to your President, whom I thank for his words, to the Central Steering Committee and to the entire National Association of Magistrates, which is 110 years old: an