Recent Editorial

  • The Easter mystery in empty churches and around the world

    Apr 11, 2020

    Easter has a strange flavor this year, one we were no longer used to. The pandemic emergency, which has yet to be brought under control, forces priests to celebrate mass without the people.

  • An unusual ‘Urbi et Orbi’ and liturgy during the pandemic

    Apr 04, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic is pushing all of us to relativise and prioritise. This is also true for the Catholic Church, or at least it should be.

  • Virtual liturgies run risk of ‘de-localisation’

    Apr 04, 2020

    The forced virtualization of liturgical space during this pandemic runs the risk of a new kind of centralization and de-localization of the Catholic Church.

  • Characteristic Christian practices

    Apr 04, 2020

    Global crises of the kind we are currently facing can lead to seismic changes, but often as not, they simply clarify current challenges and possibilities.

  • In the time of pandemic

    Mar 29, 2020

    Every day seems like another tipping point in the global coronavirus pandemic, bringing developments we might not have imagined possible just twenty-four hours earlier. March 15, the third Sunday of Lent, saw a wave of unprecedented cancellations of public Masses in Catholic dioceses around the world.

  • Pope stymied by the coronavirus

    Mar 29, 2020

    In times of public crisis, people look to their elected leaders for guidance and direction.

  • Coronavirus Policy: Activating the antibodies of Catholicism

    Mar 29, 2020

    The coronavirus COVID-19 is spreading around the world, generating a syndrome of universal contagion. Humanity’s system of worldwide interconnection gives us a paradoxical experience: the more connected we are, the more contact can turn into contagion, communication into contamination, influences into infections.

  • Coronavirus Policy: Activating the antibodies of Catholicism

    Mar 21, 2020

    The coronavirus COVID-19 is spreading around the world, generating a syndrome of universal contagion.

  • Never permit me to be separated from You

    Mar 21, 2020

    As Catholics, we aim to keep holy on the Sabbath by attending Mass. The Mass also provides us the opportunity to praise, worship, receive the Eucharist as a community and remember Christ’s love and that He died for us.

  • Manila Bishops call off Holy Week celebrations

    Mar 21, 2020

    Bishops in the Philippine capital have cancelled all liturgical celebrations during Holy Week, including pilgrimages and devotions.