Commentary to the 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C

Commentary to the 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C

Fr. Fernando Armellini - Homilies

We could summarize the message of the Gospel by saying that there are three categories of people: on the lowest rung are the wicked (those who, while still receiving the good, they do evil); higher are the righteous (those who respond to the good with good and evil with evil); finally there are those who respond to evil with good. Only they are the children of God.

A Fidelity that Rebels: Lessons from the Movie Whale Rider

A Fidelity that Rebels: Lessons from the Movie Whale Rider

Paulson Veliyannoor, CMF - Madrid Forge Centre - Church Issues

Local churches in several countries are courting their own problems. There are clamours for reforms from within and without. Specifically referring to some of the latest scandals within the Church in India, the author discusses the thorny issue of obedience, especially religious obedience.

Cafod criticises report calling for massive overseas aid cuts

Cafod criticises report calling for massive overseas aid cuts

Ruth Gledhill - The Tablet - World Issues

The Catholic Church's aid agency Cafod has criticised a report calling for a multi-billion pound cut in the UK's overseas aid budget. The report, "Global Britain: A Blueprint for the 21st Century", with a foreword by former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, argues among other things for the closure of the Department for International Development.

Celibacy - A Personal Apology

Celibacy - A Personal Apology

Ron Rolheiser, OMI - Articles

As a vowed, religious celibate I’m very conscious that today celibacy, whether lived out in a religious commitment or in other circumstances, is suspect, under siege, and is offering too little by way of a helpful apologia to its critics.

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