Focus

  • Food for Thought

    Jun 30, 2016

    During a general audience on Feb. 11, 2015, Pope Francis spoke of children in a family and in society.

  • Loving children in our families can help us love the world

    Jun 30, 2016

    When my daughter drives her 18-month-old, Charlotte, to the nanny, she recites the same simple morning offering that my kids and I used to pray each m

  • Love made fruitful: Welcoming the gift of children

    Jun 30, 2016

    In our contemporary world, a gift is something to be unwrapped, looked upon, acknowledged and then it can be used, or set aside, or stashed and forgotten about.

  • Holistic reading of the Bible

    Jun 30, 2016

    Bible Sunday falls on July 10, 2016. The Regional Biblical Commission of MalaysiaSingapore-Brunei has prepared a message for the celebration.

  • Food for Thought

    Jun 24, 2016

    Marriage in the Catholic Church is about more than just a party. Marriage is a sacrament, which is why it is important that couples be well-prepared and have the capacity to understand what marriage means and what married life entails.

  • How to make love grow in a marriage

    Jun 24, 2016

    Many couples on their wedding day hope as mightily as possible that their love always will remain just as it is then.

  • Marriage: Preparation by example

    Jun 24, 2016

    In "Amoris Laetitia" ("The Joy of Love"), Pope Francis makes an observation on marriage preparation with which many couples would readily (and sadly)

  • Movie on St Ignatius gets early screening at the Vatican

    Jun 24, 2016

    Officials at the Vatican got a sneak peak of Ignacio de Loyola, a historical drama about the life of St Ignatius of Loyola, June 14.

  • Wars Are Fed, Not Persons!

    Jun 24, 2016

    In a major address on world hunger, Pope Francis denounced the fact that “arms circulate with brazen and virtually absolute freedom in many parts of the world,” and “as a result, wars are fed, not persons.”

  • One of today’s most frequent pathologies is spiritual: the pathology of sadness

    Jun 24, 2016

    Pope Francis presided at two different Jubilee of Mercy celebrations last week that were specially dedicated to sick people and those who live with physical and mental disabilities.