Tag Archives: Theology

“Rehabilitation” of Liberation Theology?

Written by Luiz Sérgio Solimeo “Not only is participating in class struggle not opposed to universal love, but today, this commitment is the necessary and inescapable means of making this love concrete, as this participation is what leads to a … Continue reading

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The Holy Father: Mass; Respond to Jesus from the heart, and Angelus: Those who serve the truth serve Christ

(Vatican Radio) This morning, Pope Francis celebrated mass at the Domus Sanctae Marthae. About 40 apostolic nuncios, who remained in the Vatican after the Pope’s meeting with them on Friday, were present. Commenting on the Sunday Gospel from Luke, in … Continue reading

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The Holy Father: Wednesday General Audience – Living like God’s children [full text]

(Vatican Radio) Below A Vatican Radio translation of the General Audience catechesis, Wednesday, April 10, 2013: On the third day he rose again: the salvific meaning and purpose of the Resurrection Dear Brothers and Sisters, good day! in the last Catechesis … Continue reading

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Why Do We Veil Crucifixes and Images on the 5th Sunday of Lent?

  by Taylor Marshall The traditional Catholic custom of veiling images on the 5th Sunday of Lent is making a big come back. The practice lost momentum in the 1970s and 80s, but we’re seeing it make its way back into parish … Continue reading

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On Going to Our Own House. Some important teachings from a brief sentence in John’s Gospel

By: Msgr. Charles Pope The Gospel for Mass this past Saturday contains one line that deserves some attention from us. At one level it seems like a mere scene-ender, a line that merely ends a section and has the dramatis personae (cast of … Continue reading

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Pope Francis greets Cardinals: Full text.

This morning, Pope Francis met with the Cardinals in the Sala Clementina.  Below please find Vatican Radio’s translation of the full text of the Holy Father’s address to the Cardinals: Brother Cardinals, This period of the Conclave has been filled … Continue reading

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The Holy Father’s Wednesday General Audience: -God, Creation and free will

(Vatican Radio) “Everything is a gift from God: it is only by recognizing this crucial dependence on the Creator that we will find freedom and peace”, tweeted Pope Benedict XVI Wednesday at the end of his general audience with 8 … Continue reading

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Does God the Father have ’emotions’?

(If you are short of time, the answer is “we don’t know, for sure”). We can only know about the Father through the Son. That is what makes us Christians. The Son certainly had emotions: fear, love, humour, anger, grief, … Continue reading

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