Fraternal Correction: A Help Along the Path to Holiness
Fraternal correction is a sincere and affectionate suggestion that a Christian gives to his or her neighbor to help them along the path to holiness. It is a means of spiritual progress by which a person can grow in self-knowledge, becoming aware of defects that might be hidden or disguised by self-love. It is often a necessary precondition to enable us to tackle those defects with God’s help, and so improve our Christian living.
Fraternity: The Answer to Today's Challenges
In his August 3 general audience, Pope Francis reflected on the recent World Youth Day in Poland and said that "the new generation of young people gave the answer to today's challenges. They gave a sign of hope, called fraternity."