- Feb 16, 2020
A video game might help in the rebuilding of Notre Dame.
Less than a week before embarking on a seven-day visit to South America, Pope Francis said he would go to Chile and Peru as a pilgrim and share the Gospel’s message of hope and joy.
In a surprise video appearance at a TED conference, Pope Francis called for more tenderness in the world. The pontiff said tenderness means to “use our eyes to see the other, our ears to hear the other, to listen to the children, the poor, those who are afraid of the future, to listen also to the silent cry of our common home, of our sick and polluted earth.”
Every page written by G.K. Chesteron, an early 20th century convert to Catholicism and widely considered one of the greatest apologists for the Catholic faith in the English language, is like “a bottle of champagne,” said Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron of Los Angeles.
The Jesus of “Last Days in the Desert” is a wandering ascetic, not unlike the Essenes or some of John’s disciples, seeking God in solitude and self-denial, but its promise goes unfulfilled.
The Synod on the Family has plenty of controversial topics to consider — divorce and remarriage, contraception, sexuality — but there’s another issue affecting millions of families in nearly every nation on earth: How to get by with less in times of economic uncertainty. Crux and the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought