Papa Francisco Tag

Comunicar cordialmente
WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL COMMUNICATIONS 2023, mf • “Communicating in a cordial manner means that those who read or listen to us are led to welcome our participation in the joys, fears, hopes and suffering of the women and men of our time. “, one of the key phrases in Pope Francis’ message for World Communications Day 2023. In the workshops on “Communication according to the MTA model” of Fr. Joseph Kentenich we usually say that what we relate has to pass through our own heart. To let ourselves beRead More
Sínodo 2021 - 2024
SYNOD ON SYNODALITY – General Secretariat • This morning, at the end of the Sunday Angelus, the Holy Father announced that the upcoming 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops will be held in two moments, that is, in two sessions, spaced one year apart: the first from October 4 to 29, 2023, the second in October 2024. Pope Francis referred to the Apostolic Constitution Episcopalis Communio, which contemplates this possibility (cf. Article 3). — This decision stems from the desire that the theme of a Synodal Church,Read More
Canadá
CANADÁ / ARGENTINA, Claudia Echenique • On Tuesday, July 26, while I was working at home, I began to watch “out of the corner of my eye” on another monitor the transmission of Pope Francis’ pilgrimage in Canada. I was impressed by his homily, but I was even more impressed when suddenly I saw a picture of the Pilgrim MTA rising above several people… The Blessed Mother was there! — It was an open-air celebration at the Commonwealth Stadium in the city of Edmonton, where some 60,000 people participated, butRead More
unidad
PENTECOST 2022 • Four messages on Pentecost, four messages on unity: On June 3, in the Vatican Apostolic Palace, the Holy Father Francis received in audience a delegation of young priests and monks of the Eastern Orthodox Churches, giving them four teachings to understand unity – that unity always longed for and always in danger of being turned into an end in itself, into uniformity, and from uniformity into massification and slave spirit. — A message in four parts, which hopefully will be useful for the Pentecost meetings. 1 TheRead More
Ukraine
Pope Francis – Peace for Ukraine • Donations flow, refugees are welcomed in almost all of Europe, every evening people take to the streets against Russia’s war in Ukraine, also in Russia; many, very many pray. On the world map of the Schoenstatt shrines, all the shrines bear the colors of Ukraine. Many companies suspend their activities in Russia, politicians, scientists and celebrities call for an end to the bloodshed. This Sunday, Pope Francis appeals to the world: “War is madness! Stop it, please! Look at the cruelty!” —  Read More
Ucrania
POPE FRANCIS – LET’S PRAY FOR UKRAINE • After praying the Angelus with the faithful gathered in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday, Feb. 27, Pope Francis renewed his appeal for peace in the face of the war that has raged on Ukrainian territory since the Russian attacks of Feb. 24. — Here his message in the original wording: In recent days we have been shaken by something tragic: war. Time and again we have prayed that this road would not be taken. And let us not stop talking; indeed, letRead More
#Ucrania
In covenant solidarity with Ukraine, Editorial Team • Only hours after the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, members of the schoenstatt.org team began to spread on their networks Pope Francis’ appeal for peace and his call for a day of fasting and prayer for Ukraine on March 2, Ash Wednesday. Shortly afterwards, it was also on schoenstatt.org, in all five languages, as a featured article. A gesture of solidarity with the people of Ukraine, with the soldiers, the children, the mothers, the dead fathers, with the children, womenRead More
Pope Francis, 23.02.2022 • My heart aches greatly at the worsening situation in Ukraine. Despite the diplomatic efforts of the last few weeks, increasingly alarming scenarios are opening up. Like me, many people all over the world are feeling anguish and concern. Once again the peace of all is threatened by partisan interests. — I would like to appeal to those with political responsibility to examine their consciences seriously before God, who is the God of peace and not of war; who is the Father of all, not just ofRead More
Mediterráneo
ITALY, Fides Agency • Today, Wednesday, February 23, the unique meeting of Catholic Bishops and Mayors of Mediterranean countries met in Florence to attest and re-propose the role of the Mediterranean Sea as a “frontier of peace”, in the wake of prophetic intuitions cultivated during the Cold War years by the great Florentine Mayor Giorgio La Pira. The meeting began this afternoon with an introduction by Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, and will end on Sunday 27 with Holy Mass celebrated by Pope Francis in the Basilica of Santa Croce. — DuringRead More
dolor
By Dr. Eduardo Jurado Bejar, Ecuador • As we watch what is happening in Venezuela, Haiti, Afghanistan, sub-Saharan Africa and I wonder if it moves us. — If something moves us, it means that it bothers us, worries us, changes us. It moves us toward someone or something; it means that it hits us at an emotional level. Erich Fromm pointed out that love and solidarity — if genuine — are universal. He said that if someone loves a human being, he or she also loves humanity. Solidarity is aRead More