From the beginning of his pontificate, Pope Francis spoke of an ‘outbound church’ and of ‘missio ad gentes’. Today, he invites us to take a step further, with an "extraordinary time dedicated to missionary work". Which concerns "every baptized person".
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In Moscow, an exhibition to commemorate the priest killed on 9 September, 1990. He was named "the apostle of Russia of the twentieth century". He challenged, through his preaching and books, the general conviction that "the impossible was impossible".
More than 10,000 people, including policemen, staff and volunteers, were in St. Peter's Square for the Papal Audience with those who work in Italian prisons and to whom Francis addresses three words: "Thank you, go ahead and be brave!”
From a commitment to guard our "common house”, declared in Laudato Si’, to a declaration to eliminate discrimination, signed in Abu Dhabi. Challenges that can be overcome by focusing on education. The Pope launches a global event for 14 May, 2020.
The Apostolic Visit to Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius has come to an end. From charity to politics, an invitation for us to open ourselves to the other, who comes from Christ. A brief compilation of the Pontiff’s speeches.
On June 22, the Fraternity of Saint Charles Borromeo ordinations took place. We publish the message of Fr. Carrón to the new priests and deacons.
The announcement was made at the Mass for the 20th anniversary of the death of the surgeon from Emilia-Romagna. Camisasca: “He was conquered by Christ and became a conqueror.” Carrón: “One of the most beautiful fruits from the tree of Father Giussani.”
The general assembly of the Missionaries of Saint Charles has re-elected Fr. Paolo Sottopietra as its superior general. Also nominated were Fr. Emanuele Silanos as vicar, and Fr. Andrea D’Auria and Fr. Stefano Tenti as advisors.
We publish the obituary text signed by Fr. Julián Carrón on behalf of Communion and Liberation on the occasion of the passing of Jean Vanier alongside a video interview by Vanier for the 2015 New York Encounter.
We propose an article written by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI for the Corriere della Sera on the current sex abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. Read the full text.
We propose Pope Francis' recent exhortation, "Christus Vivit," dedicated "to young people and to the entire people of God." Read the full text.
Custos of the Holy Land Fr. Francesco Patton comments on the Pope’s visit to the United Arab Emirates, a visit that brought St. Francis' visit to the Sultan back to life.
Yesterday Pope Francis' visit concluded with the signing of the document on "Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together" alongside the Grand Imam of al-Azhar. Read the full text of the document.