Thailand: A country that changes

Thailand: A country that changes

Michael Kelly, SJ - La Civiltà Cattolica - Church Issues

Pope Francis will be in Thailand in November during a trip that will take him to Japan. The Thailand he comes to visit appears to be in a time of change – a new king, an unstable government, and a place at the heart of one of the major economic centers of the world.

Priests would rather die than break the Seal of Confession

Priests would rather die than break the Seal of Confession

Gabriella Swerling - The Telegraph - Priests

Priests would rather die than break the Seal of Confession, the most senior Catholic in England and Wales has told an inquiry into child sexual abuse. The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, made the comments today while giving evidence at the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA).

Lead us, kindly light, into community and communion

Lead us, kindly light, into community and communion

Robin Gibbons - The Tablet - Ecumenism

Canon Robin Gibbons preached at the special Newman Matins held at Christ Church, Oxford on the day of the canonisation of St John Henry Newman in Rome. In many ways this was an historic moment, a recognition by the Anglican community of their receptivity and love of one who did so much for Anglicanism but also who is bringing the two churches closer together.

Chernobyl: The Cost of Lies

Chernobyl: The Cost of Lies

Diego Fares SJ - La Civiltà Cattolica - World Issues

Chernobyl is a television mini-series co-produced by HBO and Sky about the very serious nuclear accident at the V.I. Lenin Nuclear Power Plant, located 18 kilometers northeast of the city of Chernobyl and 16 kilometers from the border between Ukraine and Belarus.

Commentary on the Readings of the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C

Commentary on the Readings of the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C

Fr. Fernando Armellini - Homilies

Using apocalyptic language and images, Jesus wants to remove the veil that prevents us from seeing the world through the eyes of God. When he seems to announce the end of the cosmos, he is not referring to the end of the world, but helping us to understand the end of the world. Apocalypse does not mean catastrophe, but revelation, unveiling.

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