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FROM THE BOOK OF PSALMS TO THE RESPONSORIAL PSALM (7) The Psalms as Dramatic Representation: Divo Barsotti

admin / January 3, 2020

– Aurelio Porfiri In previous chapters, we mentioned about well-known figures in the Catholic world like Saint Athanasius, Saint Augustine, Saint Alphonsus, C.S. Lewis…  All these people are certainly quite familiar to the practicing Catholic, in one way or the other. Here I want to mention another giant of Catholic spirituality who is well known only in Italy, but not…

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VATICAN

admin / January 3, 2020

– Tej Francis Email: tejfrancis@gmail.com Pope sends message for Meeting of Young People in Poland (Vatican News) The Taizé Community is sponsoring the 42nd European Meeting of Young People, which is taking place in Wrocław, Poland. Thousands of young people are currently converging on the Polish city of Wrocław for the 42nd European Meeting of Young People, sponsored by the…

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NEWS BRIEFS

admin / January 3, 2020

– Tej Francis Email:  tejfrancis@gmail.com Melbourne, Australia Christmas Eve carolers for Cardinal Pell gathered at Melbourne prison (CNA) A group of local Catholics gathered outside Melbourne prison on Christmas Eve to sing carols for Cardinal George Pell, currently incarcerated in the facility, and to pray for him, as well as the other inmates and prison staff. At 8 pm on…

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CARITAS MACAU WILL COOPERATE WITH ITS PORTUGUESE COUNTERPART – Caritas Portugal delegation visits Macau next week

admin / January 3, 2020

– Marco Carvalho A delegation of Caritas Portugal will be in Macau next week to discuss the outlines of a Memorandum of Understanding that was recently signed with Caritas Macau, O Clarim was told. The Secretary-General of the organization, Paul Pun Chi Meng, confirmed the visit and also disclosed that the Portuguese delegation should hold meetings with members of the…

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FATHER JOÃO LOURENÇO, FORMER DEAN OF THE INTER-UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF MACAU – The Catholic Church adds value to its presence in Macau

admin / January 3, 2020

– Marco Carvalho The return of Macau to Chinese sovereignty twenty years ago raised concerns among different sectors of the local society and the Catholic Church was no exception. A former professor of Portugal’s Catholic University, Father João Lourenço resided in Macau for six years, divided in half by the handover ceremony. Macau’s return to Chinese rule, he says, brought…

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