Pope Francis due in Turkey for historic visit

Friday November 28th 2014
Pope Francis will arrive in Turkey shortly for what is billed as a historic trip to help interfaith dialogue in the country.

Pope Francis begins Turkey visit

Friday November 28th 2014
Pope Francis has begun his first visit to Turkey in a trip aimed at building bridges with Islam and supporting the Christian minorities of the Middle East.

Pope Francis to visit Turkey in most challenging mission of papacy so far

Friday November 28th 2014
Pope Francis embarks on one of the most delicate missions of his 18-month-old papacy on Friday, when he is expected to wrestle with the problems of Christian persecution in the Muslim world and tackle relations with Islam in a time of spreading jihadism during his visit to Turkey.

Pope urges religious to continue their "spiritual, charismatic and institutional" renewal

Friday November 28th 2014
Moving ahead in the "spiritual, charismatic and institutional" renewal of religious families, as urged by the Council, giving new life to those habits and structures that, "in the life of the Church and therefore also in Consecrated life.

Pope calls Church to mission, witness, charity and listening in cities

Friday November 28th 2014
"Missionary in all things" going out to meet, to listen to, bless and walk with the people" and "being there" in "a concrete witness of mercy and tenderness that seeks to be present in the poor and existential peripheries.

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Pope Francis will arrive in Turkey shortly for what is billed as a historic trip to help interfaith dialogue in the country.
Pope Francis has begun his first visit to Turkey in a trip aimed at building bridges with Islam and supporting the Christian minorities of the Middle East.
Pope Francis embarks on one of the most delicate missions of his 18-month-old papacy on Friday, when he is expected to wrestle with the problems of Christian persecution in the Muslim world and tackle relations with Islam in a time of spreading jih....
Moving ahead in the "spiritual, charismatic and institutional" renewal of religious families, as urged by the Council, giving new life to those habits and structures that, "in the life of the Church and therefore also in Consecrated life.
After returning to Hong Kong, "I hope to be in time to go - with everyone else involved - and hand myself over to police for having committed an act of civil disobedience in occupying public space for a day and a night. I hope they jail me for a few....
"The Church in Asia could remain forever a small flock, but it has many martyrs, most of them without a name.
"What we strongly wish from our dear Pope Francis is a visit to Iraq, even a brief one," said Mar Louis Raphael I Sako, Chaldean Patriarch of Iraq, in his speech at the 2014 International Symposium organised by AsiaNews, held today at the Pontifical....
By now, we are familiar with the exhortation of the Gospels for a more inclusive understanding of the kingdom of God, where the poor and the meek and the downtrodden seem to be especially blessed.
It’s no secret that today, there’s been a massive drop-off in church attendance. Moreover, that drop-off in church-going is not paralleled by the same widespread growth in atheism and agnosticism.
This has more than a grain of truth in it. In the past, those with capital earned higher returns compared to those without capital e.g.ordinary workers who have to rely on growth and productivity improvements to see any increase in their income leve....
Jovi Atanacio testifies that it is possible to be a faithful son of the Church and to be a person with same-sex attraction (SSA), sharing how ultimately, the faith shows homosexuals how to truly love.
At the Catholic Mission, Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur, Most Rev Julian Leow, administered the Sacrament of Confirmation to 32 candidates, on November 7 at the Friday Morning Mass.
Recently, youths from the Catholic Mission in Kuala Terengganu, together with the Orang Asli from Pahang, journeyed to Port Dickson for an outing cum formation session, specifically targeted for the Orang Asli.
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