Stephen Clark, Manila, Philippines – My wife and I were travelling recently in the north of the Philippines. It’s still a mission territory but even though there is not always a priest around, the...
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Fr John Allen Green OFM – A long time ago, while I was in formation for the priesthood, there was one particular superior that made my life miserable; it was like an all-seeing eye,...
Participating in a conference of the Department of Social Development was enlightening and for me also affirming. I know that those in the DSD Family Directorate and the family services forum understand and base their...
God always loves and generously gives first before asking for fidelity to his commandments — which are the words of a loving father showing people the right way to live, Pope Francis said.
A study by the Pew Research Center found that young adults worldwide are generally less religious than older adults by a variety of measures.
The Prayer of Stopping calls us to be present in each moment and slow the pace of our daily living. Who knows what generosity we may find in friends and strangers; what beauty we may discover in our ordinary, everyday surroundings?
Everyone who goes to Mass has the right to hear the word of God in all its fullness, which means it must be read well and explained well with “fervour”, Pope Francis said.
A while ago, I was speaking to my wife about me trying to get back on air as a radio presenter. But instead of the expected affirmations like “I believe in you”, she simply asked me: “Do you believe this is what God wants of your life? Do you think this is what God is calling you to?”
At the age of 104, Dominica Catherine Soglanich is inseparable from her rosary. At her peak, she would say up to 30 rosaries a day for friends and family in need. She is now down to ten — which son Christopher says means the family must be behaving better.
For a young Durban Catholic a large tattoo of a crucifix is a public declaration of his faith which was deepened by two encounters with Pope Francis. ILLA THOMPSON reports.
The Old Testament ends with Malachi and the New Testament ends with Revelation. Does this mean that the New Testament has ended or are we still living the continuation of the New Testament?
People should hope, love, believe and follow their dreams, never despairing because Jesus is always with them, Pope Francis said.