Scripture Reflections

11
Aug

Twentieth Sunday in the Liturgical Year

Pope Francis has created a commission to study the possibility of allowing women to serve as deacons in the Catholic church, following up on a promise made last May in […]

03
Aug

Nineteenth Sunday in the Liturgical Year

Pope Francis’ document on the family avoids issuing directives or a “final word” on debatable questions. Instead, it argues for pastoral flexibility and recognition of the complex relationship be-tween the […]

01
Aug

From The Vatican Insider

During his Angelus on Sunday, July 17, Pope Francis re-called the terrible events of last Thursday when a man ploughed a lorry into crowds of people celebrating Bastille Day in […]

21
Jul

Seventeenth Sunday in the Liturgical Year

At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis reflected on the parable of the Good Samaritan. This parable, the Pope said, in a simple, yet stimulating way, “indicates a style of […]

21
Jul

Sixteenth Sunday in the Liturgical Year

On Thursday, June 30, at the final Jubilee Audience before the summer break, Francis recalled his visit to Armenia and looked ahead to his trip to Georgia and Azerbaijan. In […]

12
Jul

Fifteenth Sunday in the Liturgical Year

On Tuesday, June 28, a ceremony for the celebration of the 65th anniversary of the Pope Emeritus’ ordination to the priest-hood was held in the Vatican. “You continue serving the […]

29
Jun

Fourteenth Sunday in the Liturgical Year

Pope Francis on Sunday asked the question, “Who is Jesus for each one of us?” Speaking to the thousands of pilgrims and visitors gathered in St Peter’s Square for his […]

24
Jun

Thirteenth Sunday in the Liturgical Year

At the heart of Pope Francis’ message during the Jubilee Mass for Teens celebrated on Sunday, April 24, 2016 was quite simply one word Love. The Pope told the thousands […]

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