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It’s never easy collect your thoughts and talk about a trip like the one we just had the opportunity to experience. It is not easy simply because there is so much to say that we risk confusing and mixing thoughts and memories, days and visits. In situations like this, I think the only thing to do is truly ...read more
Among the many beautiful and significant places of Jerusalem is undoubtedly the Via Dolorosa, or Way of the Cross, the way that Jesus walked, carrying his cross, and headed for Golgotha, the place of his crucifixion. This route starts from the Fortress Antonia, a building that once stood at the north side of the Temple of Jerusalem, considered ...read more
The 14th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Vocation and Mission of the Family in the Church and the Contemporary World focused largely on the family, language and church teaching. Join Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB and Italian Producer Matteo Ciofi as they delve deep into these issues in a special Italian-language episode ...read more
During his trip to Africa, Pope Francis will land in Entebbe, Uganda on Friday, November 27. It will be the second country he visits during the voyage. As is custom, he will pay a courtesy visit to the President of the Republic and meet with civic authorities and the diplomatic corps. That same evening he ...read more
“I ragazzi europei escano per strada e vadano ad ascoltare musica e a ballare, stasera, nelle nostre belle città autunnali. È il modo migliore di rendere omaggio a chi venerdì sera è entrato al Bataclan, e non è più uscito”. Mi sento di condividere appieno queste frasi finali con cui Beppe Severgnini ha chiuso il ...read more
The name Medjugorje once again returned to the surface, not surprisingly days after Pope Francis’ visit to Sarajevo which is only 160 km from the sanctuary. On his flight back to Ciampino, as usual, the Holy Father did not recoil from reporters’ questions and the issue of Medjugorje came up in a timely fashion. The ...read more
I am particularly curious about Pope Francis’ next trip to Sarajevo, which he will embark on in a few hours. I’m interested in the arrival of the pontiff to a place that is so different and seeped in history and drama, a city stained with pain. It caused the Balkan war in the 90’s. Just ...read more