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Archbishop Charles J. Chaput Reflects on the Start of the Synod of Bishops on the Family
"[The] synod is neither a convention, nor a parlor, nor a parliament or senate, where people make deals and reach compromises. The synod is rather an ecclesial expression, i.e., the Church that journeys together to read reality with the eyes of faith and with the heart of God; it is the Church that interrogates her...read more
Articles from section "Natural and Human Disasters"
OFM Provincial Says Franciscans Must Return to Ideals of St. Francis of Assisi
Franciscans in the Philippines have affirmed their commitment to sharing and explaining Pope Francis’ encyclical, ‘Laudato Si’ to the faithful. According to CBCP News, Fr. Cielito R. Almazan, …read more
Call for Citizens to Beware of Politicians Hoping to Divide
Christian leaders in Tanzania have launched an appeal to stop manipulation of citizens by politicians ahead of the Oct. 25 general elections in the country. In a joint appeal launched by the …read more
A guiding thread unites the name then Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio chose, once he was raised to the papal throne, and the institution of the Holy Year dedicated to Mercy. It is a thread …read more
A Catholic teacher who was appointed headmaster at a primary school in a small Pakistani village was beaten and tortured by a group of Muslim extremist teachers, reported Fides Muslim …read more
“The family is a place where evangelical holiness is lived out in the most ordinary conditions.” This was the reflection offered by Pope Francis on the eve of the Synod of Bishops on the …read more