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GREAT FIGURES OF THE MISSIONARY WORK – Bengal and the Kingdom of the Dragon (45)

– Joaquim Magalhães de Castro   Let us return to the journey and its protagonists, who let us at the gates of the old capital. On arriving at Paro, on the 25th day of March, feast of the Annunciation, “the…

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– Tej Francis   WASHINGTON D.C. CATHOLIC LEADERS SPEAK OUT AGAINST ‘REMAIN IN MEXICO’ POLICY (CNA) Catholic leaders released a statement this week in disagreement with the United States’ expansion of a policy that restricts asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH EUGENIO CAPOZZI – A new gnosis: the ‘politically correct’

– Aurelio Porfiri There is a book by a well known Italian scholar, Eugenio Capozzi, called Politicamente corretto. Storia di un’ideologia (Politically correct. History of an ideology, Marsilio 2018) that is really worth reading – a book that takes us…

GREAT FIGURES OF THE MISSIONARY WORK – Bengal and the Kingdom of the Dragon (44)

– Joaquim Magalhães de Castro The title of the publication of the magazine Kailash, Journal of Himalayan Studies, “Letter from the First Westerner to Bhutan, Tibet, Nepal, Joao Cabral (1559-1699),” is misleading because it omits Cacela’s performance. Let us not…

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– Tej Francis ROME, ITALY POPE FRANCIS: ABUSE REVELATIONS ARE PURIFYING THE CHURCH (CNA) God is purifying his Church through the painful revelations of the abuse scandals, so do not be discouraged, Pope Francis said Thursday in a meeting with…

GREAT FIGURES OF THE MISSIONARY WORK – Bengal and the Kingdom of the Dragon (43)

– Joaquim Magalhães de Castro I find it strange, now, after all these months, that Professor Yonten Dargye, during our conversation in one of the beautiful halls of the Library of Thimphu, had made no allusion to an evocative coin…

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– Tej Francis MELBOURNE/ AUSTRALIA BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBT: WAS PELL CONVICTED WITHOUT FEAR AND FAVOR? (Featured Image) (The age) George Pell is a polarizing figure, which is perhaps why there are now two warring camps – those who want him…

MONSIGNOR ALEJANDRO ACLAN – Pope names second Pinoy bishop in the US

Msgr Alejandro Aclan (center) addresses local media after his appointment as auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, March 5. (Photo from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles) – Roy Lagarde (CBCP News) Pope…

Cardinal Pell in prison - a view from Hong Kong

Pablo Elton Cardinal Pell is being held in a prison in Melbourne, Australia. He awaits his sentence on March 13. He has appealed against his conviction on five counts of sexual abuse, allegedly for acts committed in 1996 or 1997….

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH FATHER FORTUNATO DI NOTO – Facing the unthinkable

Featured Image: La Stampa – Aurelio Porfiri The past week a meeting was held in the Vatican to address the serious problem of child abuse by the clergy. In the Church the most significant problem is the abuse of adolescents,…