In a special edition of “The Pope Video,“ the Holy Father asks us to pray for the sick and the suffering…
The Pope Video • Catholics in China
by .famvin | Mar 7, 2020 | Church, Formation, Reflections
“The Pope Video” series continues! Watch the latest 2-minute installment: Catholics in China.
What Can We Do About Homelessness?
by Fr. Michael Carroll, CM | Mar 5, 2020 | Formation, Homelessness, Reflections, Systemic change
How can we blend sysemic change and a “culture of encounter” in serving the homeless.
World War III not far fetched – Pope Francis
by John Freund, CM | Sep 15, 2014 | Justice and Peace
“Even today, after the second failure of another world war, perhaps one can speak of a third war, one fought piecemeal, with crimes, massacres, destruction… How is this possible? It is so because in today’s world, behind the scenes, there are interests, geopolitical strategies, lust for money and power, and there is the manufacture and sale of arms.”
The Church Isn’t Going Away on Immigration Reform
by John Freund, CM | Sep 15, 2014 | Church
Christopher Hale writes a summary in Busted Halo of recent and forthcoming developments with immigration reform from the viewpoint of Catholic Bishops.
My humanity is bound up in yours
by John Freund, CM | Sep 12, 2014 | Vincentian Family
“My humanity is bound up in yours.” So writes Meghan Clark in an article that addresses the stark contrast between Catholicism and libertarianism and speaks to the underpinnings of so much of the Vincentian Family’s concern for those who are marginalized.
Jesus was not a professor, teacher or mystic
by John Freund, CM | Sep 9, 2014 | Pope
“Jesus wasn’t a professor, a teacher or a mystic who kept away from people as He spoke from afar. No, he was among the people. He would let people touch Him and ask Him questions. That’s how Jesus is. He is close to the people.”
Young people in 20 minute video chat with Pope!
by John Freund, CM | Sep 4, 2014 | Pope
Once again the Pope leads the way. Imagine young people from around the world - 20 minute video chat with Pope! Rome Reports ... "It wasn't a regular videochat. Pope Francis simultaneously talked to young people from five continents, all connected at once, thanks to...
What Pope said and Korean Church did not report
by John Freund, CM | Aug 29, 2014 | Uncategorized
On the first day of Pope Francis’ visit to South Korea he met with the Korean bishops, telling them to be one with the poor.
However, some of his strongest advice was not reported at the time as several paragraphs from his talk were dropped in the official text distributed on the Korean bishops’ sponsored media website.
Changing the conversation without saying a word
by John Freund, CM | Aug 28, 2014 | Vincentian Family
In a thoughtful piece on the website of the Catholic Health Association Father Synder concludes “Pope Francis is changing the conversation — and he’s changing it for good.” He captures many of the paradoxes of this person who has rocketed to the top of the celebrity ranks.
US Bishops Labor Day Statement
by John Freund, CM | Aug 27, 2014 | Justice and Peace
Archbishop Wenski describes US Bishops Labor Day Statement reiterating Pope Francis’ call for an inclusive economy
Says college debt, lack of stable jobs keeping young people from starting families
Calls for increased solidarity, more and better jobs, immigration reform
Pope to explore vocation of old age with seniors
by John Freund, CM | Aug 26, 2014 | Uncategorized
Pope to explore with the senior their vocation as they live longer according to a report in the Catholic News Agency.
Entitled “The Blessing of a Long Life,” the Pope’s audience with seniors will be on September 28.