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  • Salesians use anniversary of Indian shrine to reflect on mission to youth

    Salesians use anniversary of Indian shrine to reflect on mission to youth

    • Nov 16, 2017

    Father Ángel Fernández Artime, the Rector Major of the Salesian Congregation, was in Mumbai recently for the diamond jubilee of the Shrine of Our Lady Help of Christians, which was founded by a member of the order. He took the opportunity to reflect on the Salesian mission to young people, especially in light of the upcoming Synod of Bishops meeting on Youth, taking place in 2018.

  • Cardinal Gracias says “hedonistic culture” and “atheistic ideologies” threaten families

    Cardinal Gracias says “hedonistic culture” and “atheistic ideologies” threaten families

    • Oct 17, 2017

    Cardinal Oswald Gracias delivered a speech in Mumbai, India about Pope Francis’s document on the family, ‘Amoris Laetitia,’ without mentioning the controversies that have consumed many people in the west. Instead, he discussed the document’s calling on families to proactively live the Gospel, and be protagonists of the Church’s mission of evangelization.

  • Animal blessing in India brings different faiths together

    Animal blessing in India brings different faiths together

    • Oct 11, 2017

    Indian priest Father Joe D’Souza says non-Christians like the blessing of the animals associated with the feast of St. Francis of Assisi. “They tell me that this blessing represents a bit the beauty of the Catholic Church, which not only allows animals into a sacred place, but also blesses them,” he said. “This love for other creatures is a way of saying that they too are created by God.”

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