Tag: Evangelization

Pope: Evangelization must help, not hinder, people getting closer to God

Pope: Evangelization must help, not hinder, people getting closer to God

| Carol Glatz | October 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

God wants everyone to be saved, which is why those who evangelize must avoid letting their prejudices get in the way of God’s plan, Pope Francis said.

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Ministry, ecology, mission are main themes at synod’s first week

Ministry, ecology, mission are main themes at synod’s first week

| Cindy Wooden | October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The first week of the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon saw support for the priestly ordination of married indigenous men, impassioned pleas for respect for indigenous culture and denunciations of violence against the earth.

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With November visit, Pope Francis to fulfill his desire to be a missionary to Japan

With November visit, Pope Francis to fulfill his desire to be a missionary to Japan

| October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis will finally fulfill his desire to be a missionary to Japan when he visits that country, as well as Thailand, Nov. 20-26, the Vatican announced.

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Striking a chord with online videos

Striking a chord with online videos

| Vincenzo Randazzo | September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

I think it’s fair to ask: Can an online video be an effective tool for evangelization?

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Pope appoints three cardinals to help lead synod on Amazon

Pope appoints three cardinals to help lead synod on Amazon

| September 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis appointed three delegate presidents for the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon.

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Opportunities to grow, share in the faith

Opportunities to grow, share in the faith

| Susan Klemond | September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Steve Lentz couldn’t imagine sharing his faith on a street corner, but he loves helping Catholic men he knows build their relationships with Jesus.

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Mutual listening, Holy Spirit’s presence key to synod

Mutual listening, Holy Spirit’s presence key to synod

| August 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

When people gather to pray and share with Archbishop Bernard Hebda, Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens and other archdiocesan leaders at events that begin next month and run through March, they will be part of an unprecedented, two-year effort in the 169-year history of the archdiocese.

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Vatican officials among Church leaders at Medjugorje youth festival

Vatican officials among Church leaders at Medjugorje youth festival

| Jonathan Luxmoore | August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Senior Vatican representatives joined the first officially approved church festival at Medjugorje, three months after Catholic pilgrimages to the site in Bosnia-Herzegovina were authorized by the pope.

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German church needs spiritual, not just structural, renewal, pope says

German church needs spiritual, not just structural, renewal, pope says

| June 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

No quick “fixes” or organizational change will renew the Catholic Church in Germany, Pope Francis said; what is needed is a spiritual renewal and Gospel transparency.

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Bishops give go-ahead to developing priorities, plans for the early 2020s

Bishops give go-ahead to developing priorities, plans for the early 2020s

| Mark Pattison | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. bishops June 12 gave a provisional OK to development of a new set of strategic priorities to guide the work of their conference from 2021 through 2024.

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Bishops vote to revise U.S. catechism’s capital punishment section

Bishops vote to revise U.S. catechism’s capital punishment section

| Carol Zimmermann | June 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. bishops voted June 13 to revise what the U.S. church teaches its adult members about the death penalty in a passage on the issue in the U.S. Catechism for Adults.

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Be witnesses of love, pope tells charismatic movement

Be witnesses of love, pope tells charismatic movement

| Junno Arocho Esteves | June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Service, charity and love must be the hallmarks of the charismatic renewal movement, Pope Francis said.

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