Catholic religious question silence of Indian Church on violence

Catholic religious question silence of Indian Church on violence

UCA News reporter - JPIC News

Catholic Bishops' Conference of India urged to take up the issue of Christian persecution with PM Modi. A group of progressive Catholic religious in India have questioned the silence of the official Catholic Church over the continued violent attacks on Christians and other minority communities across the country. They want the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India (CBCI) to take up the issue with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah to ensure immediate action against the perpetrators of hate crimes against minorities.

What We do in Private

What We do in Private

Ron Rolheiser, OMI - Articles

No one is an island; indeed, no one is ever really alone. If you are a person of faith or even just someone with a highly attuned intuitive sense, you will know that there is no such thing as a truly private act, for good or bad. Everything we do, no matter how private, affects others. We aren’t isolated monads whose private thoughts and acts have no effect on anyone else. We know this, and not just from our faith.

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Nicholas Sagovsky - The Tablet - Church Issues

The week of prayer for Christian unity begins on 18 January. Many gifts have been exchanged between previously divided Christian traditions over the past hundred years – but Nicholas Sagovsky wonders how far the fruits of dialogue have been taken to heart by the leaders and members of the Churches. 

Commentary to the 2nd SUNDAY In Ordinary Time–YEAR C

Commentary to the 2nd SUNDAY In Ordinary Time–YEAR C

Fernando Armellini - Homilies

There was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus and his disciples were also invited to the wedding. When the wine ran short, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.” And Jesus said to her, “Woman, how does your concern affect me? My hour has not yet come.” His mother said to the servers, “Do whatever he tells you.” 

At the Originss of Our Universe - JESUS AND THE BIG BANG

At the Originss of Our Universe - JESUS AND THE BIG BANG

Ron Rolheiser, OMI - Articles

Recently NASA launched the James Webb Space Telescope into space, the biggest and most expensive telescope ever built. It will take six months for it to travel a million miles from the earth, find its permanent place in space, and then start transmitting pictures back to earth. Those pictures will be such as have never seen before. 

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