Benedict XVI: Protect the dignity of childhood

Benedict XVI: "The day after tomorrow the United Nations will hold the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. My thoughts go to all the world's children, especially those living in difficult conditions and those suffering from violence, abuse, disease, war or hunger. I invite you to join in my prayer and at the same time, I appeal to the international community to strengthen their efforts in order to offer an adequate response to the grave problems of childhood. May there be no lack of the generous commitment of all, so that the rights of children and their dignity may always be more recognize

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