Conversion and transformation

Bishop Francisco Claver, S.J., Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bontoc-Lagawe, Philippines, died on July 1, 2010. He was an advocate for the por and nonviolence. In his book, The Making of a Local Church. he wrote (on p. 167):

It is the task of the Gospel to bring about personal conversion and spiritual growth in individual Christians. But those Christians in turn must work for the transformation and sanctification of the society in which they live.

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