MONDAY 05 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS
An interview with Cardinal Walter Kasper: stop accusations of heresy
s Cardinal Walter Kasper turns 85, the former President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity has written a new book published by the Italian publisher Queriniana. Entitled “Amoris laetitia’s Message. A brotherly discussion.” Cardinal Kasper and Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, are together presenting the book in Rome. In view of the publication and presentation of the book, Cardinal Walter Kasper...
MONDAY 05 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS
Lent is a time to remove every form of idolatry
ope Francis addressed the faithful gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Sunday Angelus on the 3rd Sunday of Lent with a reflection on how to avoid the temptation of seeking only to increase our own advantages and interests and to live for the glory of God. Reflecting on the Gospel reading of the day which narrates the episode in which Jesus drives the merchants and the money changers from the temple of Jerusalem, Pope Francis said the message contained in the reading...
THURSDAY 01 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS
The Letter "Placuit Deo" focuses on neo-pelagianism and neo-gnosticism
new document from the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith highlights “some aspects of Christian salvation that can be difficult to understand today because of recent cultural changes.” The Letter, entitled Placuit Deo, is dated 22 February, the feast of the Chair of Peter, and is addressed to the Bishops of the Catholic Church - and more generally, to all the faithful. What is neo-pelagianism? What is neo-gnosticism? Placuit Deo focuses especially on...
SUNDAY 31 DECEMBER 2017, IN TERRIS
The Pope: "Parents are custodians not masters of their children". Then the prayer for the attacks in Egypt
n his next-to-last public appearance of 2017, Pope Francis expressed “closeness” to Coptic Christians in Egypt reeling from a pair of attacks on Friday, one on a church in a Cairo suburb and the other on a Christian-owned business that left 11 dead, praying that God may “convert the hearts” of those who carry out such violence. “I express my closeness to the Coptic Orthodox brothers of Egypt, struck two days ago by two attacks on a church and a business on the...
MONDAY 04 DECEMBER 2017, IN TERRIS
The message for the 55th World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2018
Pope Francis on Monday released his message for the 2018 World Day of Prayer for Vocations, reflecting on the three aspects of every vocation: listening, discerning, and living. The 55th recurrence of the Day for Vocations is to be commemorated next year on 22 April. Listening, discerning, and living: these lie at the heart of Pope Francis’ message for next year’s World Day of Prayer for Vocations. The Holy Father said 2018 is a special year for vocations, because the Synod of...
SUNDAY 03 DECEMBER 2017, IN TERRIS
The Pontiff on the return flight from Bangladesh: "I have not negotiated the truth. The important thing is that the message passed"
Pope Francis flew back to Rome from Dhaka airport Saturday afternoon, concluding his 21st foreign visit outside of Italy that took him to Myanmar and Bangladesh. The Pope was given an official farewell at Dhaka airport, where the Minister for Foreign Affairs was present to see him take off on a Bangladesh Airlines aircraft on his flight back to Rome. The Pope was in Myanmar, Nov. 27-30, after which he visited neighbouring Bangladesh, Nov. 30-Dec 2. While Myanmar’s over 51...
SATURDAY 02 DECEMBER 2017, IN TERRIS
The Holy Father meets the youth at Notre Dame College of Dhaka: "Welcome and accept"
Pope Francis spoke to the young people and students of Bangladesh at Dhaka's Notre Dame College on Saturday, inviting them to seek out and live by God’s wisdom in Jesus Christ as handed down by their grandparents. The event marked the close of the Holy Father’s Apostolic Visit to Bangladesh, after which he bid farewell to the Asian nation to return to the Vatican. In response to the testimonies of two students from Notre Dame College, Pope Francis invited them to “journey” through...
TRUMP AND GUNS
Trump’s tweet came after his White House put out a plan to combat school shootings
Small group of Syrian civilians left the rebel-held enclave of eastern Ghouta
British lawmaker says the poisoning of Sergei Skripal
Trump vows to help arm teachers and backs off raising age for buying guns
Latest on developments in Afghanistan: 9 dead in Kabul and 16 in province
TRUMP AND KIM JONG UN
Kim and Trump plan to meet in May
NETANYAHU IN WASHINGTON
Trump dangles Israel trip for new embassy
First new gun control law since the Feb. 14 Florida High School massacre
Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum are necessary to preserve the American industries