This is a translation of a talk given in Rome on 12 May 2007 by the Pontifical Household preacher, Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, on historical research concerning Jesus.
This is a translation of a commentary by the Pontifical Household preacher, Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, on the readings from the Sunday liturgy of 22 July 2007 The Friends of Jesus16th Sunday in Ordinary TimeGenesis 18:1-10a; Colossians 1:24-28;read more
This is the text of the June 29 document from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith regarding clarifications regarding the Second Vatican Council’s teaching that the Church founded by Christ “subsists in the Catholic Church.” 10read more
This is the text of a commentary on the June 29 document from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The commentary, by the same dicastery, explains the intention of the document that clarifies the Second Vatican Council’s teaching that theread more
Many predict a bleak future for Christianity in Europe, but in his latest book Philip Jenkins argues that the situation is not all bad. “God’s Continent: Christianity, Islam and Europe’s Religious Crisis,” published by Oxford Univeread more
The attack against religion started by Richard Dawkins in his book “The God Delusion” shows no sign of letting up. In recent months a number of emulators have published books that continue the polemic. This article by Fr John Flynn takes issueread more
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The task of the Church is to develop the human person’s God-given ability to listen to the voice of truth, said Pope Benedict XVI during a question-and-answer session with 400 priests of the dioceses of Belluno-Feltre and Treviso where he was nearinread more
This is a translation of a commentary by the Pontifical Household preacher, Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, on the readings from the Sunday liturgy of 29th July 2007.***Jesus at Prayer17th Sunday in Ordinary TimeGenesis 18:20-21, 23-32; Colossians 2read more
The papal intuition is sparked by the fact that ecology is a widely accepted moral concern, but one that points much deeper: Nature itself teaches that some things are naturally right and some are naturally wrong.
Appropriately, Pope Benedict read more