Global Church News

  • Synod seeks to offset carbon footprint of upcoming General Assembly

    Sep 19, 2023

    The General Secretariat of the Synod commits to working towards a sustainable General Assembly in the month of October, as Pope Francis prepares to release part two of his encyclical "Laudato si'".

  • Global Vincentian family seeking to house 10,000 people

    Sep 19, 2023

    As the number of homeless people continues to rise around the world, members of the Vincentian family are carrying out a campaign to help give 10,000 people a home by the end of 2024.

  • A humble, joyful Church in the heart of God

    Sep 15, 2023

    “I had the grace of meeting, in Mongolia, a humble Church, and a joyful Church, which is in the heart of God”, said Pope Francis as he expressed his gratitude for the experiences and encounters he had during his short and intense visit to Mongolia, which ended on September 4.

  • Cardinal Bo calls for ecological justice

    Sep 15, 2023

    Myanmar’s Cardinal Charles Maung Bo has called for ecological justice as Pope Francis plans to publish a second Laudato Sì’ next month.

  • Philippine archdiocese divests from fossil fuels

    Sep 15, 2023

    The Archdiocese of Manila has announced it has divested from fossil fuels such as coal and other businesses that destroy the environment in line with Pope Francis’ famed environmental encyclical, Laudato Si’.

  • Mother of two is Institut Catholique’s new dean of theology

    Sep 15, 2023

    The Institut Catholique of Paris (ICP), which was founded in 1875 and counts numerous cardinals and bishops among its alumni, has appointed the first-ever layperson to be dean of its Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies.

  • Change is possible if we work together

    Sep 15, 2023

    Change is possible if we work together

  • How Blessed Mary found her way to Mongolia

    Sep 15, 2023

    During his apostolic trip to Mongolia, Pope Francis blessed a statue of Our Lady known as “Heavenly Mother,” which was miraculously discovered in a landfill in the northern region of that country by a Buddhist woman.

  • Nun’s short film wins award, goes international

    Sep 15, 2023

    A Catholic nun in the western Indian city of Mumbai is making ripples in the movie world with her seven-minute fiction film shot in just two days on a mobile phone.

  • The Liturgy method of prayer

    Sep 15, 2023

    Through the liturgy method, we allow ourselves the flexibility of spiritually seeing the transcendental, spiritual, supernatural aspects of the sacred liturgy

Sunday Reflection

God is not like us

God is beyond us. That is what the readings point to this weekend. The fact that God is a mystery and beyond our thinking is not something that should frustrate or disappoint us but, rather, it should be a source of our hope and the ground that we walk on as Christians.

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