I see him, though not now; I behold him, though not near:
A star shall advance from Jacob, and a staff shall rise from Israel.

(Num 24:17)

“The Good News of Christ continually renews the life and culture of fallen man; it combats and removes the error and evil which flow from the ever-present attraction of sin. It never ceases to purify and elevate the morality of peoples. It takes the spiritual qualities and endowments of every age and nation, and with supernatural riches it causes them to blossom, as it were, from within; it fortifies, completes, and restores them in Christ.” (CCC #2527)

As long as there are people choosing Christ, there is hope for our world…