“In Our Name, Mary Said Yes”
ZENIT provides the text of the address Benedict XVI gave before and after praying the midday Angelus, at the end of the World Youth Day closing Mass on 20 July 2008.
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Dear Young Friends,
On 27 AUgust 2008, Pope Benedict XVI continued the cycle of catecheses dedicated to the figure and thought of St. Paul, continuing the reflection on the Apostle of the Gentiles, proposing a brief biography of him We have the biographical extreme points ofread more
In this article which appeared in the Independent on Suday 31st August 2008, Melanie McDonagh argues that Faith schools work – untill you take the faith away. Attached files SCESNews_Jan 13_final.pdf (9.9 MB)
Catholic schools are a concrete manifestation of the right to freedom of education, says Benedict XVI.
The Pope expressed this conviction on 25th September 2008 during an address in the apostolic palace at Castel Gandolfo to representatives of Italread more
In this article, Leonard Franchi reminds us of the importance of the great riches and traditions bequeathed to the Church to help us to understand various aspects of Church life and teaching. He highlights the importance of various Church documents on tread more
Marriage is not as widespread as it used to be, but it is still an ideal to which most people aspire, and it still provides the surest foundation for strong and healthy families. Something about marriage itself—perhaps the public as well as private coread more
Families have changed in the last several decades. Instead of getting married, many people are living together or ‘cohabiting’. Some of these cohabitating couples eventually get married. Many of them break up. Very few stay together as cohabitants forread more
Zenit reports that the aspiration to walk down the aisle to marry the man or woman of one’s dreams continues to be a very common one, even though the growing number of cohabiting couples may seem to prove the contrary. Evidence of support for commitread more
In a letter to the people of Rome, dated 23 January 2008, Pope Benedict XVI writes that every person and every generation must make fresh choices, without being able to accumulate the progress made in the past. The educational relationship is above all thread more
Comece, the Commission for the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union, has issued this paper by its Bioethics discussion group. The report examines the ethical issues around many of the controversial bioethical concerns presently the subject of read more