Author: asiel

What World Youth Day Did For Me

By Runaine Radine – In January 2019 Pope Francis will travel to Panama to attend his third World Youth Day (WYD). I had my WYD experience ten years ago in Sydney, Australia. Having matriculated...

First Communions at St Peter Claver in Soweto!

St Peter Claver parish in Pimville, Soweto, celebrated the First Communion of young members during a Mass said by parish priest Fr Tom Segami OMI. (Photo: Sello Mokoka) More Stories: Can I receive the...

Pope: The Path to Holiness Isn’t for the Lazy

Christ’s commandment to love God and neighbour is a path trodden by those who have the desire to become saints, Pope Francis told thousands of altar servers from around the world. “Yes, it does...

Why the Bible Really Matters

The Bible is a collection of 66 books, some of which were written 2700 years ago and some as “recently” as 1950 years ago

Ok, What Does Humanae Vitae Actually Say?

Meaning: Humanae Vitae: Of Human Life Pope Paul VI’s 1968 encyclical Humanae vitae upholds the Catholic Church’s long-standing teaching that it is immoral for married couples to use artificial contraception. At 7000 words, the...

Spanish Church Warns on Exhumation of Franco

The archdiocese of Madrid has warned the Spanish government against plans to exhume the remains of the country’s late dictator, General Francisco Franco, without obtaining agreement from interested parties. “We want a solution which...

How the Church Changed After World War I

World War I and its aftermath changed the map of Europe, but also dismantled the notion of the “state church” in a way that forced the Catholic Church to discover again the authentic meaning...