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The Pope singles out not only the crimes of pedophilia but also condemns the exercise of power within the Church pointing the finger at messianisms, elitisms, clericalisms.

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In This Issue


Becoming Credible Servants

“Renewed servant-leaders for the New Evangelization” – this is this year’s theme dedicated to the Clergy and Consecrated Persons. The Church aims towards a renewal of priests and religious who are to…

Called to be Mystics and Prophets

Economic, political, socio-cultural issues pose specific and urgent challenges to the Church and to us religious. The response of the religious must necessarily spring from the mystic-prophetic…

Friends Until the End

Earlier this year, Pope Francis authorized the publication of a decree recognizing the martyrdom of 19 Christians – a bishop, seven monks and 11 religious men and women – killed by extremists in…

The Wisdom of Humanae Vitae

Fifty years ago, Pope Paul VI published his encyclical letter Humanae Vitae (“Of Human Life”). In it, Paul VI prophetically predicted that contraception would “open wide the way for marital infidelity…

A Voice for the Oppressed

In the Year of the Clergy and Consecrated Persons, World Mission features Bro. Karl Gaspar, an award-winning writer, respected socio-anthropologist, theologian, interfaith scholar, and missionary from…

Nicaraguans Tired of Ortega

In power for twelve years, Daniel Ortega rules without listening to the Nicaraguans. And the people got fed up and rebelled. The Sandinista leader is isolated and does not have many exits.

Eucharist: Source and Apex

Considering everything that Holy Scripture, Tradition and the Teaching of the Church tell us about the Eucharist, we can state without doubt that, in the life of the Church, to say Eucharist means to…

Armageddon

The 9/11/2001 attack on the Manhattan Twin Towers was unexpected, highly successful and shocking. It had a symbolic meaning and it marked the insurgence of Islamic terrorism which has affected the…

Out of Darkness, Towards the Light

The successful rescue operation of 12 boys and their coach from a cave in Thailand is an excellent allegory of what education is all about – lead the person out of darkness into the light of…

Healing through Mary

The Blessed Virgin Mary is our compassionate Mother. Each of us can personally call out to her. She can aid in restoring our broken relationships with people we have experienced hurts with. As the…

Soul-Searching in the Church

The Pope singles out not only the crimes of pedophilia but also condemns the exercise of power within the Church pointing the finger at messianisms, elitisms, clericalisms.


World Touch


CHINA: Births Are Still Lagging Behind

Two years after China officially ended its one-child policy in order to counter the country’s aging society and shrinking workforce, Chinese couples are not having babies fast enough, write Scott…

AFRICA: Peace Deal Between Eritrea And Ethiopia

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (L) and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki (R) signed a peace pact in the Eritrean capital, Asmara, on July 9 that brought to an end 20 years of border conflict…

SYNOD ON THE YOUTH: Youngster To Be Canonized

Blessed Nunzio Sulprizio will be canonized on October 14 during the month-long meeting of the Synod of Bishops on young people together with Blessed Oscar Romero, Paul VI and four others, informs the…

PHILIPPINES: Youth For A United World

“Pathways to fraternity” is the project launched by over 6,000 young people who participated in the Genfest, the international festival of the Focolare Youth Movement held in Manila.


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