Among the various suggestions Fratelli Tutti puts forward, including the rejection of the death penalty, the idea of a global fund to combat hunger appears as a prophetic vision.
Series: Suffering Source of Energy
Faith turns misfortunes into occasions of blessing and thanksgiving. Surprisingly, sufferings open our eyes to unnoticed realities, provide new motivations, and supply new energies.
The suffering and death of Jesus was the consequence of His radical Incarnation and insertion into the whole human condition, and of His deep desire to transform that human condition according to the mind of a God of mercy.
Human beings will never understand why suffering exists, admits the priest and theologian Robin Ryan but concludes: “Even in the midst of our pain, there is God.”
The global novel coronavirus pandemic and the race to find a vaccine are commanding the attention of everyone. But what about all the other sufferings humanity is enduring? We must avoid the temptation of indifference by nurturing a sense of solidarity with each other.
Pope Francis has made solidarity one of the foundations of his pontificate and his new encyclical Fratelli Tutti is sure to be one of the most important texts on this theme.
On the feast of St. Francis of Assisi (October 4), the Holy Father has released a new encyclical letter, addressed to all men and women of goodwill. Here are 10 things you need to know about that letter.
When he is not busy in his ministry, Fr. Roneil Canillas travels around Eastern Samar to take photos of birds, which he calls “indicators of our environment’s integrity.”
Mary’s life and faith, though wrought with many difficulties, is the ultimate surrender and commitment to God. Let us follow her example in our daily lives.
The eighth Commandment prioritizes not only upholding the truth but also keeping relationships healthy and in the context of love by speaking well of others.