LifeSiteNews.com on 6th December 2007 reported a Sunday Telegraph survey of 100 British schools which found that only one in five is planning a traditional Christmas nativity pageant. One in three will stage a religion-free Christmas play or have no evenread more
CNA reported on 6th December 2007 that the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), headed by Cardinal William Joseph Levada, is about to release an important document on evangelization and catechesis.
According to the Vatican sources, the dread more
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, writing in the Times on 7th December 2007, underlines the importance of schools teaching values to young people.In Britain today we risk undervaluing and misconceiving our schools. We think in terms of league tables of academic resulread more
The Vatican Congregation for Catholic Education is convinced that the experience in Catholic schools should be understood as an experience of communion. This is expressed in a newly-released document “Educating Together in Catholic Schools: A Shread more
Young people, deprived of the true love that gives meaning to life, are at risk of losing hope, said PopeBenedict XVI in his address before reciting the Angelus on the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. He reflected on today’s youth, who are read more
ZENIT reports that Pope Benedict XVI, in an address to seven new ambassadors on 13th December 2007, affirmed that Youth are a nation’s greatest resources and that their education should be an international priority.
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CNA reports that a document entitled “A Doctrinal Note on Some Aspects of Evangelization” was published on 14th December 2007 at the Vatican. The note emphasizes the need for Catholics to share their faith in Christ and to be “instruments of Hisread more
CNA reports that Pope Benedict has recently stressed the impact of Jesus’ birth upon the world. That God’s son became a man means that mankind is able to become truly human, that this message of salvation must be shared and that peace will come to theread more
Respecting religious freedom in the world today means combating “Christianophobia, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism,” says Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, secretary for relations with states at the Vatican Secretariat of State.
In the past few weeks, co- incident with the reception of Tony Blair into the Catholic Church, there have been media reports that Roman Catholicism is already, or is soon to become, the largest practising religious grouping in the UK, overtaking Anglicaniread more