Monthly Archives: September 2015

Pope: Vatican II tried to overcome ‘divorce between theology and pastoral ministry’

by Carol Glatz Taken from Catholic Herald Pope Francis pictured at this week’s general audience (CNS) Francis says Church must avoid ‘false conflict’ between pastors and academics The Church is called to embrace its past, present and future and avoid … Continue reading

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“Doctrine and pastoral care are tied together. Fleshless theology becomes ideology”

    Without people, theology becomes an ideology, says Francis In a video-message addressed to the International Congress of Theology in Buenos Aires, Francis said: “The great fathers of the Church were great theologians because they were great pastors.” And … Continue reading

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Francis: Humility and astonishment open people’s heart to encounter with Jesus

  (©Ansa) (©Ansa) Francis at the mass in St. Martha’s House The Pope emphasised this during his morning homily in St. Martha’s House, saying we must recognise ourselves as sinners. Pride prevents true encounter with the Lord Mauro Pianta rome … Continue reading

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