Commentary to the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C

Commentary to the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C

Fr. Fernando Armellini - Homilies

Various symbols are used in the Bible to describe God’s love for his people. He is the liberator, ally, King, pastor … The prophet Hosea introduces another image—the most expressive of all—that of matrimony: the Lord is the bridegroom, his bride is Israel. The Israelites took a bit of time to apply it to their God (and the same happened to the image of “father”) 

Survivor of Chinese prisons celebrates priestly ordination

Survivor of Chinese prisons celebrates priestly ordination

Margarita Chen, Taipei - UCAN - Reporters

A Jesuit priest imprisoned for more than two decades in China has celebrated the 25th anniversary of his ordination. Father Matthew Chu Li-teh, SJ, 85, celebrated his silver jubilee with a Mass at Kuting Sacred Heart Church, Taipei, on Jan. 9.

Ecological conversion: Greening the Christian heart

Ecological conversion: Greening the Christian heart

Brother William Ng OFM - UCAN - World Issues

Respect for the environment should take center stage in 2019 to change ideas about the proper use of the Earth's resources. So, the ecological crisis summons all Christians to a profound interior conversion. The result of an ecological conversion means that the Christian encounter with Jesus Christ becomes evident in the relationship with the world around us.

Anglican Centre appoints Interim Director

Anglican Centre appoints Interim Director

Rose Gamble-The Tablet - Ecumenism

The Very Revd Dr John Shepherd will take on the role as the Interim Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome and the Archbishop of Canterbury's Representative to the Holy See, The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Governors of the Anglican Centre in Rome announced on 8 January.

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