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Caring for one another in order to heal the world(0)

September 30, 2020

The pandemic has highlighted how vulnerable and interconnected everyone is. If we do not take care of one another, starting with the least, with those who are most impacted, including creation, we cannot heal the world.

Coronavirus not the only disease

The effort of so many people who have been offering evidence of human and Christian love for neighbour, dedicating themselves to the sick even at the risk of their own health, is commendable.… More

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A reflection on the prayer of Jacob

An edited version of the Pope’s catechesis

One day Jacob hears the call of home. He sets out, undertaking a long journey until he reaches the final step, the Jabbok stream. Here the Book of Genesis (32: 23-33) describes that the patriarch Jacob, after having all of his people and all the livestock cross the stream, remains alone on the bank of the river on the foreign side.… More

In praise of Pope St John Paul II

On 18 May, Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the chapel housing John Paul II’s tomb inside St. Peter’s Basilica to mark the centenary of his predecessor’s birth.

Today, we can say that 100 years ago, the Lord visited his people. He sent a man, he prepared him to be a bishop, and to guide the Church.… More

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The 50th Earth Day

... is an occasion for renewing our commitment to love and care for our common home and for the weaker members of our human family. As the tragic coronavirus pandemic has taught us, we can overcome global challenges only by showing solidarity with one another and embracing the most vulnerable in our midst.… More


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