“It is a violation of human rights to force people to be in a concentration camp”, denounces Marie Doutrepont, who has witnessed first-hand the “shame of Europe” on Lesbos
Scholar John Wijngaards clears up Novena concerns of cissexism in his new book ‘What they don’t teach you in Catholic college. Women in the priesthood and the mind of Christ’
Renowned Scripture scholar John Wijngaards sets out the definitive case for female priests in a brilliant and accessible new book
An explosive new book has accused French ‘mystic’ Marthe Robin of fraud.
“Only women can reform the Church because they are not compromised by power”, a Vatican expert has said.
Pope Francis has told parents of LGBTIQ+ offspring that “the Lord loves your children just as they are”.
“Everything rigid and immovable goes against the essence of the Church and the Spirit that guides it”, a German Church historian has declared.
“Why do those who are different from us frighten us so much?”, Pope Francis has deplored in a preface to a new book on peace.
In a new book length interview, Pope Francis has given a sneak peek of his forthcoming third encyclical, railing against the “savage market economy” and “violent social injustice”.
An ex-Vatican journalist is standing up to sexism in the Church, recalling that “the Gospels were the first feminist book in history”.
A theologian has denounced “the patriarchal and priestly worldview in which churchmen have been educated to feel doubly superior” to women.
A recent Pew Research poll found that religious faith had deepened for a quarter of Americans because of the coronavirus pandemic.
In a book preface released on Tuesday, Pope Francis reflected on the lessons Christians have learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The former Benedictine Abbot Primate has questioned the hierarchies the Church takes for granted, saying “I find none of it in the Gospels”.
This week saw the release of the book Cuarentena (“Quarantine”), a diary by journalist Alver Metalli on how people lived the coronavirus confinement in one of the shantytowns on the outskirts of Buenos Aires.
It’s no secret to even the most casual of Catholic observers that Pope Francis has been and is the target of vicious and well-organised attacks.
“Today, motherhood is demeaned, because the only growth which interests us is economic growth”, Pope Francis has denounced.
The Vatican Publishing House (Libreria Editrice Vaticana, LEV), with the Dicastery for Communication, has released a new volume of Pope Francis’ writings, focusing on the Holy Father’s reflections on human relationships – the relationships that exist between people created in the image of God.
On World Book Day, JRS Europe invited Danielle Vella, director of International Reconciliation Programmes for JRS to share about her book Dying to Live: Stories on the Road to Freedom.
Brother Cobweb was released by Open Books Press this Easter.
The book Brother Cobweb is a coming-of-age saga with a misfit, paradoxical artist at its centre.
As part of our interest at Novena in all things books and religion, today we’re proud to present Alfred Eaker’s Brother Cobweb, which will be published by Open Books this Easter Sunday, April 12.
The late Henri Tincq, who succumbed to the coronavirus pandemic at the age of 74, was a prominent French religion journalist of a liberal Catholic persuasion.
“The Church is full of homosexuals at every level”, an Irish gay Catholic author has claimed.
“I Bambini sono speranza” (“Children are hope”) is the title of a just published children’s book composed of brief and simple texts by Pope Francis that encourage sharing, acceptance and love.
“Those who judge are always wrong, because they put themselves in the place of God, the only judge”, Pope Francis has insisted.