Benedict XVI: we, saints, follow Jesus along the path of the Beatitudes
November 1, 2006 SOLEMNITY OF ALL SAINTS - HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI,
In truth, the blessed par excellence is only Jesus. He is, in fact, the true poor in spirit, the one afflicted, the meek one, the one hungering and thirsting for justice, the merciful, the pure of heart, the peacemaker. He is the one persecuted for the sake of justice.