The danger is that in times of crisis we look for a savior

The danger is that in times of crisis we look for a savior

El Pais - Osservatore Romano - World Issues

On Donald Trump, Pope Francis says: “I don’t like to aniticipate events. Let us see what he does, we can’t be prophets of disasters”. Friday, just when Donald Trump was being sworn in to office in Washington, Pope Francis was giving a long interview to EL PAÍS at the Vatican, during which he was calling for prudence in the face of the alarm bells that were ringing due to the new US president.

Commentary to the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)

Commentary to the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)

Fr. Fernando Armelini - Claret Bible.org - Activities

 How long will the night last?  Man fears the darkness of the night and is heartened when he sees the first signs of dawn. Sentries scan the horizon, waiting for the dawn (Ps 130:6). Long are the nights of those who burn with fever, are troubled by nightmares and are in the state of tossing and turning up in the morning (Jn 7:3-4). 

Interreligious dialogue timely for Asia

Interreligious dialogue timely for Asia

Prof. Bonifacio Tago Jr., Manila - UCAN - Activities

The urgent need for interreligious dialogue in Asia should be the highlight of the region's observance of the global "Week of Prayer for Christian Unity" taking place Jan. 18 to 25.  Asia is the birthplace of most of the world's mainstream religions, including Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Judaism, and even Christianity. 

Global Mercy Meeting in Manila

Global Mercy Meeting in Manila

Joe Torres, Manila - UCAN - Activities
The five-day World Apostolic Congress on Mercy, the fourth since it started in 2008 in Rome, has drawn a record number of participants. The majority of international delegates come from the United States, Malaysia, Singapore, Italy, France, and Indonesia, while local participants mostly come from Davao in Mindanao, Bacolod in the central Philippines, and the province of Bulacan, north of Manila. 

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