- Sep 18, 2020
If a priest is wearing a mask and standing 3 feet or 6 feet away from a penitent requesting the sacrament of reconciliation, is he really more present to a penitent he knows than he would be by telephone?
Pope Francis made a surprise, early morning stop to offer a Lenten reflection for university students, encouraging them to build up their immunity against individualism with the Gospel.
On Monday Pope Francis announced a new 3-year interdisciplinary course on peace-making at the Pontifical Lateran University, urging bishops, religious superiors and lay leaders to enroll or to send students in a bid to overcome the violence and destruction gripping much of the global community.
The German philosopher, Martin Heidegger, has something to teach sports fans.
While many look mockingly at Italian Bishop Antonio Staglianò’s “homiletic humming,” which uses popular music to convey the message of the Gospel during Mass, the massive number of people that his sermons reach on the internet shows that he may have tapped into the secular world’s thirst for spirituality.