Recent Editorial

  • Editor’s Note

    Feb 18, 2022

    The “Francis” strip is a three-panel comic that uses a formula familiar to most jokes: Setup, misdirection, punchline.

  • Jubilee Year 2025 can restore hope after years of pandemic and suffering

    Feb 18, 2022

    Pope Francis has set in motion the preparations for the Jubilee Year 2025, which he believes “can contribute greatly to restoring a climate of hope and trust as a prelude to the renewal and rebirth that we so urgently desire” after two years of pandemic and suffering.

  • Number of Catholics worldwide rose by 16 million in 2020

    Feb 18, 2022

    The number of Catholics worldwide increased by an estimated 16 million in 2020 to 1.36 billion, according to statistics released on February 18 by the Vatican.

  • Editor’s Note

    Feb 11, 2022

    On Catechetical Sunday, I highlighted the fact that parents are the primary catechists of their children ? preparing the soil and planting the first seeds of faith.

  • Editor’s Note

    Jan 28, 2022

    This Sunday we celebrate Catechetical Sunday – where traditionally, catechists are formally commissioned and rededicate themselves to this mission in their parish community.

  • Editor’s Note

    Jan 21, 2022

    While we Christians may still be divided on many theological and ecclesiological issues, we are somehow already united in the “ecumenism of blood” and the “ecumenism of charity”.

  • Editor’s Note

    Jan 14, 2022

    During his first general audience of 2022, Pope Francis gave a lovely catechesis on St Joseph and adoption. You may have missed it because the Holy Father also made an off-the-cuff comment about how some couples sadly choose to have “dogs and cats take the place of children” in their homes.

  • Editor’s Note

    Jan 08, 2022

    We hope you enjoy reading this issue as much as we have enjoyed putting it together.

  • Editor’s Note: Here’s to new beginnings!

    Jan 01, 2022

    The ushering in of the New Year sometimes brings about mixed feelings. On the one hand, we are excited about new beginnings and more interesting possibilities; on the other hand, we are apprehensive about what the future will unfold.

  • Let’s celebrate a countercultural Christmas

    Dec 17, 2021

    In Myanmar’s ethnic regions where Christians predominate, the sounds of gunfire, fighter jets and heavy weapons have replaced the sounds of carols.