Focus

  • A “Patient Church”

    Dec 11, 2021

    Speaking to the small, but vibrant, Catholic community in Cyprus on Thursday, Pope Francis offered some precious suggestions on the Synodal path that the universal Church has just begun.

  • The Nigerian Church is not shy of confronting challenges

    Dec 11, 2021

    For many dioceses across the world, as well in Nigeria – Africa’s most populous country - the kick-off of the diocesan phase and the subsequent deadline extension provide a greater opportunity for the People of God to have an authentic experience of listening and dialogue.

  • Let the Holy Spirit surprise you

    Dec 11, 2021

    Bishop Stephen Chow Sau-yan was ordained the ninth bishop of Hong Kong on December 4. Prior to his episcopal ordination, he was interviewed by the diocesan newspapers – the Sunday Examiner and the Kung Kao Po. The interview is featured here.

  • Pursuing ecumenical dialogue in the synodal journey

    Dec 03, 2021

    The central theme of the synodal process points to communion — koinonia, a key element of ecumenism.

  • Hanoi Archdiocese launches synod renewing faith life

    Dec 03, 2021

    The archdiocese in Vietnam’s capital has opened a special synod lasting one year to mark two significant milestones in its history and make pastoral plans for the future.

  • Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt

    Dec 03, 2021

    We are all aware that as parents, we have authority and power over our children anyway, so don’t engage in a squabble that will get you nowhere but will only create a power struggle.

  • Writing for His Glory

    Dec 03, 2021

    The Gospels are the source, along with the traditions and teaching of the Church, through which we come to know the person of Jesus Christ.

  • Focus on one fundamental question

    Nov 27, 2021

    Cardinal Mario Grech warned Italian bishops against the temptation to use the Synod on Synodality to further objectives other than the goal of listening to the People of God.

  • Vietnamese Church ready to launch synodal process

    Nov 27, 2021

    Catholics in Vietnam’s dioceses have been urged to live out the spirit of communion, participation, listening, discernment and mission while they celebrate and prepare for the 2023 assembly of the Synod of Bishops at diocesan level.

  • Synodality and the “listening Church” in this digital age

    Nov 19, 2021

    The Synod of Bishops’ secretariat in Rome has put extensive emphasis on listening — to God in the Holy Spirit and to one another.