"Five years ago, Pope Benedict XVI resigned and a Jesuit from Argentina was elected, chose the name Francis, and began to move the world and challenge the Church with his humble ways and powerful words."
"Pope Francis will be celebrating five years as head of the Catholic Church this March. To mark this anniversary, two leading Catholics – a journalist and a theologian - will debate over the legacy of Pope Francis’s controversial pontificate. "
28. jan. 2018 - ".....the discussion features three of the most prominent voices in Catholic journalism - Austen Ivereigh (Crux: Taking the Catholic Pulse), Ross Douthat (The New York Times), and John Allen Jr. (Crux)."
"If we can demonstrate, as a church, that we can disagree with one another” with civility, “then we can say to our neighbors, ‘This is still possible,’” America’s president and editor in chief, Matt Malone, S.J., said, introducing the topic of the night."
"A woman is running the Vatican Museums for the first time in their 500-year history. One year ago, Pope Francis appointed the 56-year-old Italian art historian, Barbara Jatta, to manage the papal collections, which contain a staggering quarter-million objects and attract some six million visitors each year."
"In a major address at the University of Notre Dame on Tuesday, Jesuit Father Antonio Spadaro argued that Pope Francis’s conception of mercy is essential to understanding the pope’s engagement in international politics - and why the pope rejects fundamentalism and advocates for an open diplomacy centered around the practice of solidarity."
"Tænk hvis man kunne rejse tilbage i tiden og med egne øjne opleve kristendommens tilblivelse, kirkens storhedstid og reformationens omvæltning af den europæiske magtstruktur. Det kan man naturligvis ikke, og dog..... "
"Pope Francis' commission to study women deacons in the Catholic Church is quietly conducting their work. In this rare interview, commissioner and leading expert on the topic Phyllis Zagano discusses three of her books that build the case for admitting women to the diaconate today."
"Cardinal Blase Joseph Cupich was born on March 19, 1949, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Blase and Mary (Mayhan) Cupich. He is one of nine children, with five sisters and three brothers. He obtained his B.A. in Philosophy from the College of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1971."
"Søster Else-Britt Nilsen fra Den katolske kirke er dominikaner, teolog og en veteran i økumenisk arbeid. Hun har vært styreleder for Norges kristne råd, arbeidet som forsker ved TF, vært statsstipendiat og professor II ved MF. I dag er sr. Else-Britt bl.a. medlem av Den katolsk-lutherske samtalegruppen i Norge og generalpriorinne for kongregasjonen Notre-Dame de Grâce."
"Følgerne for statsstyret, for kirkelivet og social- og undervisningsvæsenet var gennemgribende. Men bemærkelsesværdigt nok handlede kongen i udenrigspolitik som en kynisk realpolitiker, idet han svigtede de tyske trosfæller og samarbejdede i stedet for med den katolske kejser."
"A conversation with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State of the Vatican City State, on human values and the vital role played by cultural and religious heritage at a time of rapid global transformation."
"The epic, inside story of the collapse of the Benedict papacy and illuminates the extraordinary challenges facing Pope Francis as he tries to reform the powerful Vatican bureaucracy, root out corruption and chart a new course for the troubled Catholic Church"
"Massimo Faggioli is a young, bright, articulate, theologian of the new generation of Catholic intellectuals who is making a very significant contribution to theology, ecclesiology and church history in the contemporary Church."
In this exclusive interview with Father Matt Malone, S.J., editor in chief of America, Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. discusses his thoughts on Pope Francis, as well as his Catholic faith, his upbringing, his public life and private sorrow, and his thinking about a possible presidential campaign
Today, 77 percent of the world’s population lives in religiously repressive countries, and governmental and social restrictions on religion continue to rise. This conference examined the severe and growing challenges facing minority religions around the world and gave special attention to how religious persecution affects women and girls.
Cardinal Rodríguez joined John Carr, the director of the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life, in a conversation about the impact of Pope Francis’ leadership, especially in the area of Catholic social teaching, in the Vatican, on the Church, and in the World. They also discussed Church reform and the Pope’s upcoming trip to the United States. Georgetown President John J. DeGioia offered opening remarks.
Recorded, by kind permission of the Vatican, as the first studio album ever to in the Sistine Chapel featuring the Chapel’s resident choir – one of the longest-established choirs anywhere in the world.
Thousands of refugees were sleeping rough at Budapest’s Keleti station, waiting for trains to take them to western Europe. Then, they just got up and walked. Guardian journalist and filmmaker John Domokos went with them, every step of the way. This is the story of one Syrian family, and those who came out to help.
The movie, also known in other territories as “Francis: Pray For Me” is based on the book “Pope Francis: Life and Revolution” by Elisabetta Piqué, a close friend of the Pope and a correspondent in Italy and the Vatican for La Nación,
Ingrid Betancourt est de passage à Lourdes, en tant que pèlerine, au moment de la fête de l'Assomption 2015. Arrivée dans la soirée du 13 août, elle a marqué son retour à la Grotte des apparitions dans la matinée du 14 août, au cours d'une messe en espagnole
Cardinal Walter Kasper - German theologian and former head of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity on his role in shaping the agenda at the Synod for the Family, what he expects to be discussed there this October, and his feelings toward those Cardinals who criticized his "proposal" to give Communion to some divorced and remarried Catholics.
St. Joseph's Abbey is a Trappist monastery in Spencer, MA. St. Joseph's is home to the first American Trappist brewery. To support themselves and offer charitable assistance to others, the monks produce and sell Spencer Trappist Ale.
Michael W. Maher, SJ (Associate Professor of History, Director Catholic Studies. Gonzaga University, WA, USA) accompanies a visit to the original rooms of St. Ignatius of Loyola in the residence of Gesù in Rome.
"På en ærlig og ubesværet måde lukker de fire søstre seerne med ind i deres liv. Søstrenes åbenhed og fortællelyst giver et grundigt indblik i deres tanker om at leve et moderne religiøst liv, og hvad der i sin tid drev dem til at gå i kloster,"
Dr. Phyllis Zagano, Senior Research Associate and Adjunct Professor of Religion, Hofstra University speaks at The Thomas E. Golden Jr. Center at Yale University on Women in Ministry: Which Way to the Future?
Vigile pascale à Notre-Dame de Paris, présidée par le cardinal André Vingt-Trois, archevêque de Paris. Cette nuit est une veille en l'honneur du Seigneur, et la veillée, en commémorant la nuit sainte où le Seigneur est ressuscité, est tenue pour la mère de toutes les saintes veillées.
In this special feature interview with Cardinal Walter Kasper, Salt + Light producer Sebastian Gomes sits down with this eminent theologian to ask him about mercy, collaboration with the Pope, and the pastoral realities facing families today. A must-see!
Ninety-three Discalced Carmelite nuns in 24 countries have reached out of their cloistered monasteries to sing together in a virtual choir honoring St. Teresa of Avila on the 500th anniversary of her birth.