In the wake of the recent religious turmoil in the guise of ethnic violence in Manipur, the United Christian Forum has called for justice and respect for all communities. A prayer campaign will also be launched for God’s guidance and intervention to establish peace in the state.
The elevation of Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrão to the rank of cardinal, last August, was an uplifting moment for the Goan Catholic community, and viewed as a significant encouragement to tackle the challenges confronting the Indian Church.
The artwork of Macau’s most celebrated sculptor Wong Ka Long is the focus of the latest exhibition promoted by the Catholic Culture Association. Entitled “Culture of Encounter”, the exhibit showcases some of Wong’s most familiar Catholic-inspired sculptures and can be seen at the association’s office venue at Rua Formosa until December 4.
Formerly spiritual and physical caretakers of the leprosarium on Culion Island, the Jesuits are now invested in making huge efforts to alleviate the conditions of the indigenous people of the land.
A young Bayingyi from Myanmar talks about his life in his hometown, being Catholic, the situation in his country and how the conflict can be defused.
The writer’s journey to Penang reveals vestiges of the locale’s Portuguese ancestry and its strong Catholic roots, which have, no doubt, contributed to the existence of the Lighthouse Thrift House, a safe haven for the underprivileged.
The beginning of a new school year heralds the promise of a better future for young students, putting the distress of the pandemic behind them. Students, whose morality is shaped by Catholic schools in particular, are seen as beacons of hope to change the world.
The fall of the West may well be nigh with the wholescale acceptance of ideologies opposing the values that God has instilled in us which is the foundation of the Catholic Church. As we move away from these values, the more like beasts we become, to our own eternal detriment.
The use of sequences has diminished in recent times. These are some of the most captivating pieces of music, and their contribution to Catholic spirituality must not be lightly cast aside.
Despite still being under internal scrutiny, the University of Saint Joseph’s master’s degree in Catholic Studies is set to be offered starting from the fall of 2023. The University’s open day attracted about 70 people from different backgrounds and gave them access to information about the new master’s program.