Below is Msgr. Luigi Giussani’s 2004 message for Christmas. He reminds js that "...as divine grace, at the appointed time, the Son of God became a child in human history, he took upon himself the rules and the formulas of an existence."
Church - 2014
Monsignor Albacete on Christmas season. Christ's becoming man opens a new horizon for existence since "...his glory no one can see unless healed by the humility of His flesh."
An address from Pope Francis to the European Parliment on Tuesday, November 2014. He speaks of unity, human dignity, being as a relationship, and the duty of Europe to protect her citizens.
In this homily given on Sunday, 19 October 2014 in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis reminds the church of the value in "...acknowledging and professing – in the face of any sort of power – that God alone is the Lord of mankind, that there is no other."
It was February 11, 2013, when Benedict XVI announced his resignation, a decision that left the world agape. Why was it so striking? What consequences did it have in the Church? One year later Pope Benedict’s decision continues to surprise us.
An Invocation for Peace from the Vatican Gardens by Pope Francis June 8th, 2014.
With his surprise invitation to the Israeli and Palestinian leaders, Francis undermined every scheme, including politics. Thus, opening the path toward a peace that is “to be built day by day like an artisan.”
The meeting at the Saint Peter Gardens in Rome was not a diplomatic one, yet it has the strength of a radical gesture, in which are found the Pope’s nature and our need.
Homily at Mass for the Opening of the Extraordinary Synod on the Family by Pope Francis on Sunday October 5th, 2014.
Pope Francis' Homily on the Occasion of the Canonization of Blessed John XXIII and John Paul II on April 27th 2014.
Pope Francis' meditation prior to the recitation of the Regina Coeli in Saint Peter's Square on Monday 21, 2014.
Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s pontificate asks “What is God showing us or asking us to change?" For Guzmán Carriquiry, Secretary of Latin America's Pontifical Commission, the Pope is a continual surprise. Here, we retrace and foresee the Pope's steps.
Homily of Pope Francis February 22, 2014.
Address of Pope Francis to Engaged Couples Preparing for Marriage in St. Peter's Square Friday, February 14 2014.
Letter of Pope Francis to Families on February 2, 2014.
We interviewed Amel Shamon Nona, The Chaldean archbishop of Mosul on the situation in his city and how the arrival of ISIS has affected his community.
We must go back to the situation of the Church in the 1950s to understand the historic importance of the two Popes who are being canonized today. A Church that risked remaining closed in on itself...
"One of the lines of interpretation of the pontificate of John Paul II concerns the political and strategic consequences of his great pastoral mission." On John Paul II.
“After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the Petrine ministry.” A reflection on Pope Benedict XVI's resignation.
"The Pope starts from the spirit of the times, not to write a sociological analysis but 'something much more in the line of an evangelical discernment.'" A reflection on the extraordinary Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium, proposed by Pope
"Do you think Pope Francis preaches a Gospel different from the thought of Karol Wojtyla?" Revisiting Pope John Paul II about his views on the social doctrine debate in the Church.