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‘The Word is a gift. Other persons are a gift’ Pope’s Message for Lent 2017

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Lent is a new beginning, a path leading to the certain goal of Easter, Christ’s victory over death. This season urgently calls us to conversion. Christians are asked to return to God “with all their hearts” … Continue reading

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“Preventing conflict and sustaining peace through decent work” Social Justice Day Theme for 2017

Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. We uphold the principles of social justice when we promote gender equality or the rights of indigenous peoples and migrants. We advance social justice when … Continue reading

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E-News (English and Spanish) 10th February, 2017

We continue to keep all of the complex world situations in our prayers. We lift our voices in supplication for those in need of our compassionate presence. We are thankful for all the good being done by so many people … Continue reading

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I vescovi filippini denunciano “un regno di terrore”

A cura di Paolo Ondarza – Radio Vaticano In una lettera pastorale diffusa ieri, domenica 5 febbraio, in tutte le chiese delle Filippine, i vescovi del Paese denunciano il “regno di terrore” nel quale vivono molte persone, dovuto alle esecuzioni … Continue reading

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CBCP pastoral letter on rampant deaths, drug killings

For I find no pleasure in the death of anyone who dies – oracle of the Lord God  (Ezekiel 18:32) Beloved People of God We, your bishops, are deeply concerned due to many deaths and killings in the campaign against … Continue reading

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SETTIMANA DI PREGHIERA PER L’UNITÀ DEI CRISTIANI

La Settimana di preghiera per l’unità dei cristiani è un’iniziativa ecumenica di preghiera nel quale tutte le confessioni cristiane pregano insieme per il raggiungimento della piena unità che è il volere di Cristo stesso. Questa iniziativa è nata in ambito … Continue reading

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Linking Faith, Action and Social Issues

Social Analysis—Linking Faith and Justice. Joseph Holland and Peter Henriot. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1980)   What leads people to apply their faith to social issues? First, they need to be connected—they need to be personally impacted by the issue, … Continue reading

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