Commentary to 5th Sunday of Easter – Year C

Commentary to 5th Sunday of Easter – Year C

Fr. Fernando Armellini - Homilies

The Church’s days are numbered—some say—because she is old, does not know how to renew herself, repeats old formulas instead of responding to new questions, stubbornly restates obsolete rituals and unintelligible dogmas while today’s people are looking for a new equilibrium, a new way of life, a less distant God.

Who Goes to Hell and Who Doesn't?

Who Goes to Hell and Who Doesn't?

Ron Rolheiser, OMI - Articles

Hell is never a nasty surprise waiting for a basically happy person.  Nor is it necessarily a predicable ending for an unhappy, bitter person. Can a happy, warm-hearted person go to hell? Can an unhappy, bitter person go to heaven? That’s all contingent upon how we understand hell and how we read the human heart.

Philippine church gets its very own 'Sistine Chapel

Philippine church gets its very own 'Sistine Chapel

Charlie Saceda, Bantayan Island - UCAN - Activities

 On the island of Bantayan in the central Philippines, artists were adding the finishing touches to a mural on the ceiling of the island's old church days before Holy Week. The church's priest, Joselito Enriquez Danao in 2016, when he was assigned to the Saints Peter and Paul Parish on the island, started the concept of “dibuho kisame,” which literally means "ceiling painting."

Combating Clericalism

Combating Clericalism

Claire Lesegretain - La Croix International - Church Issues

When the pope speaks of clericalism, he insists on the fact that this problem concerns the whole Church. If there is temptation to perversion, it affects all that is most sensitive in the life of the Church. Moreover, you only need to see the extent to which the pope's words evoked strong reactions to realize that this is a crucial matter. 

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