Il 15 maggio papa Francesco ha canonizzato Charles de Foucauld, un ufficiale francese, diventato eremita nel Sahara e “fratello universale”. «Non appena ho creduto che ci fosse un Dio, ho capito che non potevo fare altrimenti che vivere per lui», scrive dopo essersi confessato all’abate Henri Huvelin, il 30 ottobre 1886, nella chiesa di Sant’Agostino a Parigi. Da allora volle imitare il Cristo occupando l’ultimo posto al fianco dei più poveri.
La guerra lanzada por Vladimir Putin en Ucrania está agudizando una crisis alimentaria que se configura como un potencial tsunami sociopolítico global. La ofensiva rusa ha exacerbado la tensión en un mercado que ya sufría una dinámica ascendente de precios. Las consecuencias son graves y quienes las experimentan en primera instancia son los millones de personas que se van sumando al círculo infernal del hambre y de la desnutrición por la fricción entre Estados en posición de fuerza y otros expuestos a la crisis en medio de maniobras proteccionistas, de acopio, de sanciones internacionales y otros movimientos de alto voltaje.
Electronic composer famous by his Award-winning score for the film Chariots of Fire, author of music to many other movies has died last Tuesday evening. The cause of death hasn’t been officially published yet. According to Greek journal web Ikonomikos Tachydromos, Vangelis died in hospital in France where he has been hospitalized with Covid-19.
On Wednesday, May 18, the Vatican’s Foreign Minister, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, began his visit to Ukraine. Accompanied by Andriy Yurash, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Vatican and Archbishop Mechyslav Mokshytsky, Chairman of the Conference of Roman Catholic Bishops of Ukraine, the diplomat met with Archbishop Ihor Wozniak, UGCC, and visited a camp for migrants in one of the Roman Catholic parishes in Lviv.
The Pope Francis welcomes the Missionaries of Mercy from around the world in the Paul VI Audience Hall on Monday, 25 April 2022. He called them back to Rome to meet, pray and share their experiences over this Divine Mercy Sunday weekend as well as a way to renew their ministry of being instruments of God’s mercy.
More than 5000 pilgrims from Slovakia were present on 30 April in Vatican. They come to Rome to give thanks to Pope Francis for his apostolic journey to Slovakia on 12-15 September 2021. The meeting was held in the Paul VI Hall and the Pope underlined in his address the importance of cultivating richness of diversity.
“When I came to see you –said the Pope–, I wanted to encourage you to walk the path of encounter, all together: young people, families, the elderly, the different communities that have historically been part of your society… search of harmony between diversity, a harmony that requires welcome, openness and creativity”.
On Sunday, May 15, Pope Francis canonized 10 men and women. This is the first time in more than two and a half years. Among the candidates was a Dutch priest, Titus Brandsma. A few days before the canonization, more than 60 journalists published an open letter to the pontiff asking him to declare the saint the patron saint of journalism. Why did they want this?
Maintaining a stable psychological state during the war is essential, especially in young children. Children should not see war. But unfortunately, we have already seen it in one form or another. What can parents do to help their child survive this experience, maintain mental health and become more psychologically resilient?
India is trying to change an age-old law to protect human rights and the freedom of nearly 1.4 billion people. Prime Minister Narendra Modi told India’s apex court that it will be re-examining the sedition law in India.
While back to History, the law of sedition was created by the British government as a tool to deal with any harsh criticism of the colonial administration and to employ it against the freedom fighters of the Indian national movement.
Con motivo del jubileo de la Coronación Canónica de la Imagen de la Virgen de Altagracia, la embajada de República Dominicana ante la Santa Sede celebró el 4 de mayo un concierto con la destacada soprano dominicana Nathalie Peña Comas.