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This post is part of a series of reflections by TJP writers on Pope Francis’s recent interview. Full Series List: The Papal Interview: Young Jesuits React and Reflect The Original Interview: At America Magazine By Jason Welle, SJ Pope Francis’s interview has many people, not least us here at TJP, jumping for joy, and rightly ...read more
By Carol GlatzCatholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Helping the church get the Gospel message out to the digital world depends more on a loving passion for reaching out to others than being tech savvy or a verbal warrior, Pope Francis told Catholic communicators. “I believe that the goal is to understand how to ...read more
When Pope Francis announced a day of Prayer for Peace in Syria, Bishop Douglas Crosby of Hamilton was in Italy, close to Grossetto. He and his travel companions decided to take part in this unique event. Bishop Crosby wrote about the experience in his weekly letter to the clergy of the diocese. Read about Bishop ...read more
This post is part of a series of reflections by TJP writers on Pope Francis’s recent interview. Full Series List: The Papal Interview: Young Jesuits React and Reflect The Original Interview: At America Magazine By Brendan Busse, SJ “Prayer for me is always a prayer full of memory, of recollection, even the memory of my ...read more
Today shortly after noon, Pope Francis addressed the participants in the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications. Pope Francis said the goal of the Church for its communications efforts is to understand how to enter into dialogue with the men and women of today in order to appreciate their desires, their doubts and ...read more
Fr. Rosica’s introduction: Allowing ourselves to be looked upon by Jesus, whose gaze changes our lives: this was the focus of Pope Francis’ remarks after the readings at Mass on Saturday morning, the Feast of St Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist, whose conversion story is told in the Gospel passage of the day, a Gospel story that has ...read more
Opening remarks delivered by Archbishop Murray Chatlain at the Tastes of Heaven Gala 2013. He is the new shepherd of the Archdiocese of Keewatin-Le Pas, which covers Northern Ontario, Northern Saskatchewan and Northern Manitoba, as well as Apostolic Administrator of the Mackenzie-Fort Smith diocese in the Northwest Territories. People often ask me, “Bishop Murray, what ...read more
  Tonight on Perspectives: – Highlights of Pope Francis Weekly General Audience – The Paulist Fathers celebrating 100 years in Canada – The growing backlash against the proposed Quebec Charter of Values – The new fall program line-up on S+L All coming up! Enjoy! ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: Catholic leaders pray for victims in the wake of yesterday’s Navy Yard shooting; looking ahead to the CCCB Plenary; a Canadian bishop is recognized for his outstanding pastoral leadership; and the Vatican has released the official program of Pope Francis’ pastoral visit to Assisi. Take a look! ...read more
Recently I looked at something I wrote six months ago when Pope Francis had just been elected. Someone had asked me if he was going to be a progressive pope. My response was that I thought Pope Francis would be taking the Church where she needs to go. What I have found most surprising of ...read more