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FORMED BY RELIGIOUS ROOTS AND TRAGEDY – “Catholic social doctrine taught me that faith without works is dead”

admin / November 14, 2020

Robaird O’CearbhaillHong Kong Correspondent Joe Biden recovered from terrible family tragedies twice. Only days into being elected into the US Senate, his wife and daughter were killed and sons seriously injured. While in Washington setting up his office his family was involved in a car accident. Soon after  he wanted to abandon politics but decided to do it the hard…

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MONEY AND RELIGION

admin / November 14, 2020

Aurelio Porfiri In recent months, I published a book that I co-wrote with Professor Ettore Gotti Tedeschi, a banker and economist and former president of the IOR (Istituto per le Opere di Religione), what is commonly known as the “Vatican Bank.” The book, La cruna dell’ago (hopefully will soon be available in other languages) shows the relationship between ethics, economy…

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Cowardice Misconceived as Prudence


admin / November 14, 2020

15 November 2020 – 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year AMathew 25:14-30 Fernando Armellini SCJClaretian Publications, Macau The talents do not indicate the qualities that every man has received from God. Verse 15 where the talents are delivered “to each according to his abilities.” The master entrusts his possessions to the most trusted servants. He knows the abilities, attitudes,…

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Nice: martyrs of a new era

admin / November 14, 2020

Carlos M. Frota Hatred is never the answer! Dialogue is always possible, mutual understanding the only way forward. And the real challenge for political and religious leaders alike is how to insist more and more on a message of fraternity among citizens of different faiths.

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FATHER JOÃO LOURENÇO, PROFESSOR EMERITUS AT THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF PORTUGAL – “It is not possible to understand the true message of Christ in an abstract way”

admin / November 14, 2020

Marco Carvalho It’s called The Time of Jesus – The World and the Jewish Institutions. It was launched in late October and proposes a vast and comprehensive approach to the historical figure of Jesus Christ, through the analysis of the epoch in which the Son of God lived as a man. In his latest book, the first Rector of the…

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Healing Prayer through the intercession of Padre Pio

admin / November 14, 2020

Danilo Perez Ngo The English community of Se Cathedral gathered for the healing prayer through the intercession of Padre Pio at the St Dominic’s Church in the peninsular part of Macau at the Largo de São Domingos, situated near the IACM building on Sunday, November 1, 2020 after the 6:30 PM English Mass.