The message of the Thanksgiving 2023 cult, popularly known as the Evangelical Te Deum, was dedicated to commemorating the 50th anniversary of the coup in which the Bishop Emiliano Soto He said that “it is time to forget and forgive” to bring about reconciliation in the country.
The traditional activity of the Evangelical Church of Chile took place in the Cathedral of Puente Alto and was attended by President Gabriel Boric, ministers, parliamentarians, members of the Constitutional Council and former authorities.
“While that is true A lot has happened, perhaps negative for many, we believe that it is time to forget it and leave it behind “We will do so many things that have happened, and we look to that future with hope and reconciliation: we hope that there is time for forgiveness and for looking for one another,” Soto said after the ceremony.
He added that as said in the religious sermon: “Mercy and truth met, justice and peace kissed: This is the concept that is extremely important for us and that we want to shape our homeland on this new anniversary.”
“As evangelicals, we believe this is a key verse It’s time to forget, to forgive, “It is time to think about reconciliation and peace for all Chileans,” he argued.
The Interior Minister, Carolina Toha, For his part, he emphasized that “it was a ceremony in which there was a lot of talk about these concepts: justice, encounter, truth, reconciliation and how they relate to each other; how one helps the other, how they are inseparable, It is a message for the whole country this Christmas season.”
His colleague from the Segpres, Alvaro Elizalde, said, “It’s done.” an explicit reference to the importance of truth” and noted that “without a doubt” together with justice “they contribute to peace, therefore it is the way in which a new form of coexistence can be built in which we always have full respect for democracy and dignity to consecrate the people”.