After three days of discussions, the Council of Eight Cardinals advising Pope Francis on the Curia Reform made official its first proposal: establishing a specific commission for the protection of children who have been victims of abuse. The proposal represents one further step in the fight against clergy pedophilia, a fight pushed forward [...]
«The important thing is that the message, the response of Fatima, in substance is not directed to particular devotions, but precisely to the fundamental response, that is, to ongoing conversion, penance, prayer, and the three theological virtues: faith, hope and charity. […] As for the new things which we can find in this message [...]
«Religious communities as well as parish communities, and all ecclesial bodies old and new, are to find a way, during this Year, to make a public profession of the Credo» Benedict XVI wrote these words in the apostolic letter Porta Fidei for the indiction of the year of Faith.
«When we say: “We are Church” – well, it is true: that is what we are, we are not just anybody. But the “we” is more extensive than the group that asserts those words. The “we” is the whole community of believers, today and in all times and places. And so I always say: [...]
«After putting aside God, or tolerating him as a private choice that should not interfere with public life, certain ideologies have tried to organize society through power and economy. But history shows us, in a dramatic way, that the goal of ensuring development to all, material well-being and peace ignoring God and his revelation has [...]
Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, went to an official visit to Norway to take «the solidarity of the Catholic Church and the solidarity of the Holy Father, in particular, to Norway at this tragic time, along with greetings for the great Feast of St Olaf, which was [...]
It is not just a book about the life of Jesus. It is a book that put the life of Jesus in the midst of everyone’s everyday life. It is a book that tells something about the life of Benedict XVI. Through Jesus life, we can understand the life of a Pope.
The second [...]