- Jul 24, 2021
The weather is warming up in May, and it’s a festive time in the Church. Why not revere the one who believed and loved the Lord the best? With such a sentiment, believers turn to Mary.
Rocio Figueroa, a theologian and sexual abuse survivor, has published a study with some surprising findings: Namely, that Jesus was a victim of sexual abuse – a concept survivors who participated in the study said could be helpful for the Church, yet hard to swallow.
Jesus of Nazareth, and the message he has shared with the human family, is always full of surprises. The arrogant and proud will always feel uncomfortable, but the humble and adventurous will always feel right at home with the Gospel.
The “Reclaiming Jesus” event in Washington, D.C. gathered Baptist, Catholic, Anglican and other Christian clergy for prayer, song and a quiet vigil outside the White House.
Meekness and strength are sometimes seen as opposing traits since the presumption is that the meek are usually weak. But in the throes of life, it is precisely meekness that gives us strength.
Pope Francis on Wednesday told youth in Chile that older people often dismiss the idealism of the young, saying they’ll get over it as they age, but the pontiff urged them not to accept that corruption and injustice are the price of maturity.
A documentary set to air Dec. 3 on National Geographic’s cable channel shows interviews with scholars who say oral history strongly supports the possibility the Church of the Holy Sepulcher houses the place where Jesus was buried.
During the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis said Jesus wants to pull “us out from [the] quicksand” of dark moments, and give all people a way out of sadness, which allows them to raise their eyes “toward the one who really loves us.”