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OLD REMEDIES FOR NEW PROBLEMS – The (Christian) Identity of Nations

– Carlos M Frota Europeans are living in troubled times, as we all know. Countries are feeling unsafe, old political elites are perplexed, social movements are  pushing for new forms of participation  in the  political arena, and young ideologues are…

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS AT THE SERVICE OF SOCIETY (4) – Parents’ role in Catholic Schools

Kevin and Bridget Murphy pray with their nine children (from the Catholic Messenger, Davenport, Iowa) – Fr Leonard E Dollentas An eleven-year-old boy was failing in math. His parents tried the best tutors in town to teach him but to…

CHURCH FATHERS (47) – Saint Isidore Of Pelusium

– Anastasios This saint is not well known as other Church Fathers, so it will be good to say a few things about his life. He was born in Alexandria around 370. He gave away everything he had to the…

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…

NEWS BRIEFS

– 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…

EVANGELISATION BY LOCAL MISSIONARIES – Maximum Illud Lecture Series

One Hundred Years ago, Pope Benedict XV called for the missionary activity of the Church to be carried out in future by missionaries from the very countries and cultures being evangelised. This was welcomed by many and resisted by some,…

STEPHAN ROTHLIN SJ, DIRECTOR OF THE MACAU RICCI INSTITUTE – We aim to build up within ten years an even more comprehensive library

– Marco Carvalho It was one of the many consequences of the destruction unleashed by typhoon Hato in August 2017. Almost two years later, it still is one of the few that has never been addressed. Two years ago, the…

PROCESSION OF THE CROSS OF OUR LORD BOM JESUS DOS PASSOS – Grant us perfect sorrow for our sins

H.E. Bishop Stephen Lee blesses the people with the Relic of the Lignum Crucis (a piece from the Wooden Cross of our Lord). Photo by Ivan Leong. The Procession of Our Lord carrying the cross – Bom Jesus dos Passos…