Aung San Suu Kyi should speak out for Rohingya

Aung San Suu Kyi should speak out for Rohingya

James Roberts-The Tablet - World Issues

Cardinal Charles Mayng Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, has urged Aung San Suu Kyi to speak out in defence of the tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar, but at the same time he condemned the “stigmatising” of the country’s de facto leader.

Commentary to the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year A

Commentary to the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year A

Fr. Fernando Armellini - http://bibleclaret.org - Homilies

The dialogue between God and man is established only where there is a free encounter, free gift, unconditional reciproal love. Who loves claims nothing and expects nothing but to see the loved one smile and rejoice. "Your salvation is manifested in this: you are merciful to those who have no treasure of good works.” Jesus made this righteousness of God his own.

Pope Francis: Welcoming, Protecting, Promoting and Integrating Migrants and Refugees

Pope Francis: Welcoming, Protecting, Promoting and Integrating Migrants and Refugees

Pope Francis on Migrants and Refugees - World Issues

At the United Nations Summit held in New York on 29 September 2016, world leaders clearly expressed their desire to take decisive action in support of migrants and refugees to save their lives and protect their rights, sharing this responsibility on a global level. To this end, the states committed themselves to drafting and approving, before the end of 2018, two Global Compacts, one for refugees and the other for migrants. 

Achievement versus Froutfulness

Achievement versus Froutfulness

Ron Rolheiser, OMI - Articles

There’s a real difference between our achievements and our fruitfulness, between our successes and the actual good that we bring into the world. What we achieve brings us success, gives us a sense of pride, makes our families and friends proud of us, and gives us a feeling of being worthwhile, singular, and important.

Pope issues decree of major significance in Asia

Pope issues decree of major significance in Asia

ucanews.com reporter, Bangkok - Activities

The decree, or motu proprio as it is called in church parlance, enables local churches across the world to take a more direct hand in developing and approving the texts used in the celebration of sacraments. The control of liturgical texts and sacramental formulas has been a matter of considerable controversy to many throughout the church, including bishops' conferences in Asia such as in Japan. 

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