- Jan 18, 2020
Rose Rea’s name may be on the cover of the book, but she downplays her role in the creation of “Spirit and Life: The Holy Sacraments of the Catholic Church”, published by Sophia Institute Press.
The sacrament of marriage cannot be “improvised,” but must be prepared for, nourished and supported throughout the couple’s journey, Pope Francis said.
Once again the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon pondered the idea of married priests Tuesday, with one prelate saying the issue is being studied from different perspectives, including that of Church doctrine.
At nearly a month since his passing, the legacy of Jean Vanier is far from forgotten, but continues to live on in friends and colleagues who say the Canadian theologian not only impacted their lives personally, but he changed theology and the way the Church views the human person.
Opening his second day in Bulgaria, Pope Francis offered First Communion to some 200 children from across the nation, telling them that to receive the sacrament is both a miracle and a celebration of the fact that Jesus wants to be close to them in friendship.
Mary-Rose and Ryan Verret are the founders of Witness to Love. They spoke to Crux about their new project, Civil Marriage Initiative.