Tag: Evangelization

Bishop Barron urges bishops to help bring people back to the Church

Bishop Barron urges bishops to help bring people back to the Church

| Carol Zimmermann | November 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron of Los Angeles did not just bemoan the fact many young people are leaving the Catholic Church. He said church leaders need to make it a priority to bring them back.

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Evangelization must take culture seriously, pope says at award ceremony

Evangelization must take culture seriously, pope says at award ceremony

| Cindy Wooden | November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Giving the Ratzinger prize to a philosopher from Canada and a Scripture scholar from Burkina Faso, Pope Francis said they demonstrate that “in the variety of cultures, diverse across time and space, one can and should always seek the way to God and the encounter with Christ.”

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If Church does not evangelize, it will decay, pope says

If Church does not evangelize, it will decay, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | November 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church must follow Jesus’ command to preach the Gospel to every person, otherwise it will not fulfill its mission of bearing witness to Christ, Pope Francis said.

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Synod calls for more Church roles for women, but stops short of diaconate

Synod calls for more Church roles for women, but stops short of diaconate

| Cindy Wooden | October 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Members of the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon asked that women be given leadership roles in the Catholic Church, although they stopped short of calling for women deacons.

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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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