Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, who said he did not believe in God, was still an esteemed member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and fostered a fruitful dialogue between science and faith.
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While I accept that a number of people, including some popes, believe there is nothing wrong with doing organ transplants, I feel the teachings of the Catholic Church and the Bible say the opposite.
Prayer for Church May God’s words alone be spoken, may God’s words alone be heard. Amen More Stories: Prayer for Today Advent Prayer Feeding the Flock From the Upper Room Prayer has Power
The Southern Cross has been publishing cartoons on its back page drawn by Conrad Burke since the early 90s. We have decided to make them available online! Mr Burke is a parishioner at Most Holy...
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More than a year ago, my daughter’s divorced husband suddenly began action for custody of their 23-year-old mentally challenged daughter, after 20 years of apparently friendly separation. A legal battle ensued and we began praying to Our Lady for a just settlement.
Liturgical Calendar Year B Weekday Cycle 2 Sunday, March 18, 5th Sunday of Lent Jeremiah 31:31-34, Psalms 51:3-4, 12-15, Hebrews 5:7-9, John 12:20-33 Monday, March 19, St Joseph 2 Samuel 7:4-5, 12-14, 16, Psalms...
‘To call the world’s nuclear situation dire is to understate the danger and its immediacy.” This is the warning of Dr Rachel Bronson, president of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
This Lent we have asked parishioners to put on name tags and to introduce themselves to each other at the beginning of the Mass. Generally, after an initial reluctance, most were happy to comply. Of course, there are always those whose vehemence in being anti-anything like this is really scary. But then, every family has those, don’t they?
St Agnes parish in Woodstock, Cape Town, is hosting its fifth annual festival on April 29 to raise funds for the church, and this year will include a talent show called “Churches Got Talent”.
At St John the Beloved Catholic Church in McLean, Virginia Gregorian Chant is the principal form of music – This church community is unique in that the ancient sounds of Gregorian chant are deeply woven into its fabric, interlaced in every Mass, every choir and the education of the students in the parish school.
Catholics, and other religions, accept the Ten Commandments as the basic rules of life. When these commandments were handed down, they were simple and easily understood, and related to the time. In 2018, and the very different world of today, the Church should revisit the “old” Commandments