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Benedict XVI: The Spirit guides us to the heights of God

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In a world where "with geographical distances seem to disappear," the progress of science and technology can "dominate the forces of nature", to the point of "manufacturing humans", but also "imbalances that frequently lead to conflicts" where "dialogue between generations is hard and differences sometimes prevail ". These were some of the considerations expressed by Benedict XVI, presiding at Mass for Pentecost Sunday. The Pope recalled that this is the feast of "human unity, understanding and sharing ", because the Spirit of God is "a new heart and a new language." Today, the Pope acknowledged, we are "reliving the same experience as Babel ": "praying to God appears outmoded, pointless, because we c ...