If you watched S+L's presentation of the General Audience earlier today, you know already that this week's papal event was a little peculiar. The location was typical--the Vatican's Paul VI Hall--as was Pope Benedict's catechesis on St. Dominic, which was in keeping with his running series on medieval theologians. The usual script was interrupted, however, by the disco soundtrack of "Circo Americano". The acrobatic and juggling act evidently delighted the Holy Father and five thousand pilgrims on hand. (Video: Vatican Television Centre)
From Rome today, the Pope met with members of the Italian Bishops' Conference, sharing with them 3 of his concerns. Though he stressed that he didn’t want to “beat them over the heads,” he wante ...read more
Feast of the Holy Trinity – Sunday, May 27th, 2018 One of the important dimensions of our Trinitarian God is the community of love and persons modeled for us in the mystery of the Holy Trinity. ...read more
Sebastian Gomes talks about and reflects on a new and complex story with far-reaching implications. Read his reflection: 'The Chilean crisis: Lessons on reform and leadership from Pope Francis.' ...read more
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