The Holy Father’s address at the General Audience, St Peter Square, September 12, 2001
News - 2001
On June 23rd in Rome, seven members of the Priestly Fraternity of St Charles Borromeo were ordained to the priesthood. One of them wrote a report of his year just spent teaching high school in Boston. His relationship with the students and their questions
Cardinal Ratzinger’s new book on the spirit of the liturgy. A deliberately thought-provoking text.“Liturgy goes beyond the act of worship to impact all of daily life, which in turn must become ‘liturgical,’ a service to change the world”.
Soldier, womanizer, wanderer, journalist, winner of the Pulitzer and Nobel Prizes for literature. The portrait of a man in search “of an adventure which can give meaning to every instant.” Fourty years after his death
Over the course of centuries: from Christ alive and triumphant to Christ dead and patiens. A voyage of discovery of the iconographical subject that combines and embraces both the human and divine natures of the Son of God.
Monica, the 17-year-old girl killed by a classmate in Milan, Italy. A tragedy that struck the 800 students and teachers of her school. The testimony of two teachers who lead the GS student group at the school.
For work to exist, it has to have a meaning. The same is true for businesses, whether big or small. We are together to live and testify to the meaning of everything. The beginning of a struggle in the world. Reflections about adults at work.
What unites a university professor, a physician, and the president of a country? That which unites all men. In the center of Dublin, on the evening of November 13th, the presentation of the first book of the Trilogy.
What is urgent for Americans now is asking themselves which God they follow, and not to follow the example of the Pharisee. It is time to invoke the mercy of God who welcomes sinners, like the publican, and is severe with those who are respectable.
E-mails, letters, faxes… After September 11th, many friends wrote to us. The American tragedy seen from five continents. Below are some excerpts.
When the dramatic dimensions of the tragedy of September 11th began to come into focus, as I watched my fellow New Yorkers I was struck by one thing above all others: the sense of bewilderment and pain
50 years ago, Life magazine hailed him as one of the US's most talented painters. Then he disappeared from the art world for over 30 years. 3 years after his death, William Congdon returns to his fatherland with a retrospective in Providence.
Here is an up close and personal account of the effects of the attacks on September 11th on the residents of New York City and just how such an event shaped the community which was directly attacked. How do we find order in the chaos?
The Holy Father’s address at the General Audience, St Peter Square, September 12, 2001.
On June 23rd in Rome, seven members of the Priestly Fraternity of St Charles Borromeo were ordained to the priesthood. One of them wrote a report of his year teaching at a high school in Boston- his relationship with the students and their questions.
In this African country torn apart by civil war, the faithful presence of the missionaries helping the most badly hit population. During a visit of AVSI leaders, the encounter with Father Berton and his Xaverian Confreres.
The first public gesture of the Miami community. A round table on The Religious Sense with a very provoking title. Speakers were Msgr. Albacete, David Horowitz, and Brother Richard DeMaria, Superintendent of Catholic Schools for Miami.
The presentation of The Religious Sense in the capital of the United Kingdom. In the fatherland of Empiricism, an apologia of reason open to reality. For the community, a testimony of belonging that increased everyone’s certainty.
Little Reagan, Frances, Jenny, Vicky… Acholi Quarter on the outskirts of Kampala, where for five years the Meeting Point has helped 156 AIDS patients. “The others do for them, we do with them.”
The exhibit “From the Land to the Peoples” in the Grand Séminaire in Montreal. The phases of preparation and inauguration. The discovery of something new in the concreteness of early Christianity.
The Ebola epidemic. The story of Doctor Matthew and other staff at St. Mary’s Hospital, who gave their lives for the patients infected with Ebola. A testimony till martyrdom.