By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service Believing in eternity and in the final establishment of the kingdom of God, Christians throughout history – starting with the disciples – were filled with questions such as when the end will come and what will happen to the created world, Pope Francis said.
The recent ordination in South Africa of a woman, Dr Mary Ryan, to the Catholic priesthood — an illicit and invalid act in Church law — has inevitably revived a long-running debate.
In October a group of Southern Cross pilgrims, led by Bishop João Rodrigues of Tzaneen, returned from a pilgrimage to Portugal,Spain and France. In the final of four articles, Günther Simmermacher looks at the spirit of Catholicism in Paris.
A special ecumenical vocation was born when a French priest met an Anglican aristocrat on a Portuguese island.
While working on training material for a communications course recently, I was reminded of something one of our teachers told us way back in Grade 9 (or Standard 7).
BY FR RALPH DE HAHN Pope Pius XI instituted the feast of Christ the King, this year on November 23, in 1925. Yet today our people of different tongues and culture fail to comprehend this kingship.
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- Pope Francis: The world will end with peace November 27, 2014
- We all need to be listened to November 27, 2014
- The woman priest debate November 26, 2014
- The pervasive Catholic spirit of Paris November 25, 2014
- A Catholic-Anglican bond November 25, 2014