Monthly Archives: October 2015

Italian Church to help families pay off utility bills during Year of Mercy

by Jo-Anne Rowneyof Catholic herald uk posted Friday, 30 Oct 2015 Vatican prelates read excerpts from a papal bull in which Pope Francis proclaimed an extraordinary jubilee Year of Mercy (Photo: AP) Bishops’ conference initiative will assist people who face … Continue reading

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Pope condemns priests and bishops who ‘defamed’ Oscar Romero by Jo-Anne Rowney

Oscar Romero was beatified in May (AP) Taken from Catholic herald uk Pope Francis made the remarks to a group of Salvadoran pilgrims Pope Francis has strongly denounced the Catholic priests and bishops who “defamed” Archbishop Oscar Romero even after … Continue reading

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Thunder and lightning in Synod? Shocking Flashes from World Press james kottoor

Thunder and lightning in Synod? Shocking Flashes from World Press james kottoor                      If we are to believe reports appearing in the world press – both secular and religious (there is no uncensored Catholic press in India) — the three … Continue reading

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Reflection on Pope’s Synodal Speech Church: Synod, Pyramidal or People of God? Dr. James Kottoorr

    Reflection on Pope’s Synodal Speech Church: Synod, Pyramidal or People of God?                  “Development is the new name for Peace” Pope Paul VI said during his time. He started the now popular institution called “Synod” on Sept.15/ 1965, … Continue reading

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Cardinal Oswald Gracias champions LGBT cause at the Synod on the Family – Michael Prabhu

Cardinal Oswald Gracias champions LGBT cause at the Synod on the Family   THE EXTRAORDINARY SYNOD ON THE FAMILY was held October 5 to 19, 2014, on the theme “Pastoral challenges to the family in the context of evangelisation“. THE … Continue reading

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Cardinal tells synod: no one can change ‘essential Church teachings’

by Staff Reporter posted Thursday, 15 Oct 2015 Cardinal George Pell (CNS) Cardinal Pell says synod fathers have no power to ‘relativise the objective truths of the Catholic faith’ Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy of … Continue reading

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Where are families in Family Synod?

Where are families in Family Synod?   Church: People of God, Bishops, Pope James kottoor        What is it that strikes or bothers you most when you think of the Family Synod now going on in Rome? With not a … Continue reading

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