Coronavirus has “strengthened and accelerated” debates over reforms in the Church, acknowledges Archbishop of Munich and Freising
At the Angelus: “We will be judged on love… We will be judged on works, on compassion that becomes nearness and kind help”
Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples invites Catholics to challenge status quo on politics, economy through lens of ‘Fratelli tutti’
President of Caritas Internationalis urges “better way of doing politics” to combat “closing hearts, hands, minds, territories and cultures”
Jewish, Muslim, Catholic, Orthodox and Lutheran leaders march for peace as memorials declare “Vienna is stronger than hate” and “Our religion is love”
“Though he is not changing moral teaching, he is departing from traditional Catholic rhetoric and offering an inclusive, merciful vision to guide Church practice”
“Moral and religious life cannot be reduced to an anxious and forced obedience”, Francis warns in catechesis
Pope: “All Christians and people of good will are today called to work not only for the abolition of the death penalty in all its forms, but also to work for the improvement of prison conditions, out of respect for the human dignity of persons deprived of their freedom”
The release of controversial videos from priest James Altman proclaiming that Catholics cannot be Democrats and a homily questioning the existence of systemic racism sparked a reflection on the role of tone in the context of catechesis and evangelization.
At his Wednesday General Audience today, Pope Francis denounced the “partisan interests” and the “devotees of Pontius Pilate” derailing the post-COVID-19 social recovery.
Pope Francis on Sunday invited young people around the world to perform “gestures of tenderness” toward the elderly, as many are forced into isolation to observe Covid-19 health guidelines.
(Source: José Luis Caravias, SJ*, Vatican News; translation: Novena) In these days various so-called “Christians” are insisting that this COVID-19…