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Spirituality

 

The ability to choose

Charles Taylor writes: "Glaube als Option: Faith as an option. This is the description Hans Joas[i] proposes for the contemporary condition of spiritual/religious life in ...

The ages of the spirit and the time of unity

Almost 50 years, Pavel Evdokimov, the famous philosopher and theologian of emigration published a book in Paris which in a certain sense left a mark ...

The beauty of the iPad age

The path of beauty meanders through the whole of humanity's history. A mere phenomenological description would clearly show that in addition to their intention to ...

Where are you from?

The new book of Joseph Ratzinger-Benedetto XVI, The Infancy Narratives , was launched at the Vatican on Tuesday, 20 November. Published in Italian by Rizzoli ...

The protest of the Magi

At the beginning of the 1960s in certain even Catholic exegetic circles a wave of scepticism, if not actually self-sufficiency, concerning the canonical Gospels of ...

The trilogy to be completed by Christmas

It will be at the Frankfurt Book Fair from 10-14 October that Rizzoli Publications will present for the first time the new book by Joseph ...

Spiritual renewal and reconciliation of the Church in Ireland

“The 50th International Congress in Dublin will be a moment once again of renewal and reconciliation. It will be an event which recalls all Catholics ...

From God's love hope for families

The secret of the problems of families and their solution lies in the Crucified One. It is Mr and Mrs Danilo and Anna Maria Zanzucchi ...

The silence of listening in the spirit of joy

On Friday, November 11, the Cardinal President of the Pontifical Council for Culture will present the book, Verbum Domini. Studi e comenti sull’esortazione apostolica postsinodale ...

Don't confine religion to the private sphere

There are different ways of understanding religion. One of them is to consider it a lifeboat which rescues one from psychological shipwreck, or a cure ...

A new humanism integral and transcendent

The Christian perspective does not set itself against scientific knowledge and the conquests of human intelligence, rather it considers faith the horizon of meaning, the ...

The Sacrament of Real Presence

William Butler Yeat's "The Second Coming" contains what are, perhaps, the most-quoted lines of twentieth century poetry. "Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere ...

More than a book a moving, fascinating, liberating testimony

Part Two, the second volume of the Holy Father’s book “Jesus of Nazareth - Holy Week: From the Entrance into Jerusalem to the Resurrection” was ...

A true image of the Crucified Christ

On Wednesday, 15 December, at the General Audience in the Paul VI Audience Hall, the Holy Father commented on St Veronica Giuliani, a Capuchin Poor ...

Moral credibility encourages  acceptance of the Gospel

On Saturday morning, 19 June, in the Vatican's Consistory Hall, the Holy Father spoke to the Bishops of the East ii Region of the Brazilian ...

Praying for a heart that listens

On Saturday morning, 27 February, in the Vatican's “Redemptoris Mater” Chapel, at the end of the Spiritual Exercises the Holy Father addressed the members of ...

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