Commentary to the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (C)

Commentary to the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (C)

Fr Phil Bloom - Homilies

This Sunday we learn how to enter the Narrow Gate. We receive the key to the relationship with Jesus - and with other people. You probably already know what the key is. We see it in today's readings: humility. "My son, conduct your affairs with humility and you will be loved more than a giver of gifts." Humility enables us to have a relationship with others.

Put ethics first, priest warns Catholic physicians

Put ethics first, priest warns Catholic physicians

Ryan Dagur, - UCANews - World Issues

 A moral theologian has reminded Catholic doctors to uphold the ethical values of their profession and refrain from doing things harmful to human life, particularly to unborn children."The most important principle is to maintain life," said Father Carolus Boromeus Kusmaryanto, addressing Catholic doctors participating in a seminar in Jakarta.

Despite threat from ISIS, 100 children receive First Communion in Iraq

Despite threat from ISIS, 100 children receive First Communion in Iraq

Deacon Greg Kandra - Activities

The first communion Mass in Alqosh was an historic moment for a “frontier town” that has been under threat from the militants of the Islamic State (IS) for a long time. Now it can “hope for peace and normalcy” around these hundred children, said Mgr Basil Yaldo, auxiliary bishop of Baghdad and close associate of the Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako.

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