Called to the royal function of dominion over the world, the man is the governor of the received life and transmittable through procreation.
Sharing His wisdom and love, man is His minister and he must render an account of his life to his Master; life is a talent to be respected and used well.
Responsibility makes man great, free afore God, but harsh words are addressed to the one who buried the talent.
The renunciation of obligations toward neighbors represents a rejection of God’s absolute sovereignty.
Entrusting to one another, the reciprocal self-giving and acceptance of the other give strength and responsibility for the mutual self-giving as a sharing in the boundless love of Jesus Christ, who teaches how to be a responsible neighbor to someone in need.