Recent Editorial

  • Papal trip to Iraq highlights the need for dialogue

    Dec 12, 2020

    If the Abraham Accords brought together the Jews and the Muslims this year, Pope Francis, with his proposed visit to Iraq, has added the third missing commonality factor to the three great Abrahamic religions.

  • Pope proclaims year dedicated to St Joseph

    Dec 12, 2020

    In a new Apostolic Letter entitled Patris corde (“With a Father’s Heart”), Pope Francis describes Saint Joseph as a beloved father, a tender and loving father, an obedient father, an accepting father; a father who is creatively courageous, a working father, a father in the shadows.

  • Pope sets up foundation for global prayer network

    Dec 05, 2020

    Pope Francis has made the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, formerly known as the Apostleship of Prayer, a Vatican foundation.

  • Bless God who blesses us

    Dec 05, 2020

    God’s grace changes lives. God takes us as we are, but never leaves us as we are. Let us think of what Jesus did with Zacchaeus.

  • Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of al-Azhar on ‘Fratelli Tutti’

    Dec 05, 2020

    “I see the encyclical Fratelli Tutti as a testament of Pope Francis. He’s bringing together all the things he wanted to say over the last seven years.

  • Vaccines against COVID-19

    Nov 30, 2020

    Five COVID-19 vaccines in development use cell lines derived from aborted fetuses in order to produce the vaccines themselves.

  • COVID-19… A curse or grace?

    Nov 30, 2020

    Pope Francis often speaks about the Church as a tender and merciful mother to one and all, especially to those who are the weakest, like the children, the elderly and those who are the last we think about. He has often made this clear, and he continues to do so through the heart-warming statements that he comes out with about his expectations of the Church.

  • Coronavirus could well be a sign from God – a golden opportunity

    Nov 28, 2020

    The Coronavirus could well be a golden opportunity of renewal and grace for the Church. We are living in a world in which there are few Samaritans, whereas the world is full of people who are desperately in need of them.

  • Eventual coronavirus vaccine should belong to everyone

    Nov 21, 2020

    An eventual vaccine for COVID-19 would belong to the world and should not be hoarded greedily by countries hosting the lab or labs that develop it, Pope Francis said.

  • Vatican II Catholicism in America

    Nov 14, 2020

    If the United States is a sick giant, the American churches are sick too. And it’s not just a problem on the conservative side of the spectrum.