Solidarity is taking responsibility for the problem of the other.
(Discourse to young people, Asunción, Paraguay, 12 July 2015)
A life of remembrance needs others. It demands exchange, encounter and a genuine solidarity capable of entering into the mindset of taking, blessing and giving. It demands the logic of love.
(Mass in the square of Christ the Redeemer in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, 9 July 2015)
The common good is greater than the sum of the individual interests; it is a transition from what is "best for me" to what "is best for everyone".
(Meeting with the Civil Authorities in the Cathedral of La Paz, Bolivia, 8 July 2015)