“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways my ways,” declared the Lord. Read the rest of Another Bishop’s ordination on the way… »
The more the world is becoming a global village the more complex it has become. The new complex culture of the global village is being continuously adopted. The Local Church of today is not immune from the factors of the fast developing world Read the rest of SACBC gives orientation to new missionaries… »
Speaking at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC, Cardinal Sarah, head of the Vatican’s liturgy commission, said that the world was “increasingly cut off from God through ideological colonialism”.
In a wide-ranging speech, covering religious persecution, the neglect of the elderly, “our closing our eyes and hearts to the poor and vulnerable”, and American politics, the Guinean cardinal focused on the threat to the family. Read the rest of The cardinal said divorce, cohabitation and same-sex marriage hurt children and make it harder to discover God’s love »
Francis presided over the opening of the General Assembly of Italian bishops whose main topic is the renewal of the clergy. “Belonging to the Lord, to the Church, [and] to the Kingdom” is what characterises the priestly life. It is a “treasure” that bishops must safeguard and promote “with patience and willingness of time, hands and heart.” Read the rest of Pope: priests belong to God, are poor to the poor, and must not have ambitions or seek material goods »
“I am happy with the impact I have made in the life of the church and I am not looking for any clerical status.” She reiterated. http://www.sacbc.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Sr-Makoro-respond-to-women-deacon-issue.docx Read the rest of I am happy with my role and the contribution I have made in the Catholic Church in Southern Africa… »