On the Way: fight against gambling, movements for the care of Creation, bishops and priests in comparison

Program that follows the ongoing synodal path, to share the most interesting diocesan experiences, to deepen the innovative processes launched by the local Churches.

On air from Monday to Friday at 19.30

leads Enrico Selleri

Monday 9 January
Addiction to gambling: a social problem reported to the institutions by the Italian Church and by the national campaign “Let’s get involved”, promoted by third sector organisations, consumer associations and trade unions. Guests were Don Armando Zappolini, president of the National Coordination of the Reception Community and Monsignor Benoni Ambarus, auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Rome. With the operators of the therapeutic community “Festà” Project “Pluto” active to support people with gambling disorders.

Tuesday 10 January
The appeal of the Laudato Si’ Movement and Catholic Action to divest from fossil fuels, launched to all movements, associations and religious orders, with a view to caring for Creation.
With Ambrogio Bongiovanni, president of the MAGIS Foundation, Movement and Action of the Italian Jesuits for Development, a work of the Society of Jesus which promotes international missionary activities. In connection Giuseppe Notarstefano, president of the Italian Catholic Action.
Focus on the projects of COMI and ASI, voluntary organizations that promote the use of renewable sources in India and Senegal.

Wednesday 11 January
The role of the laity in liturgical functions: the ministry of the Acolyte and Lector opened by Pope Francis in 2019 also to lay women and men. The theologian Manuela Terribile, Monsignor Giovanni Roncari, bishop of the Diocese of Grosseto and Pitigliano-Sovana-Orbetello and Francesca Bianchi, acolyte of the Diocese of Grosseto, accompany the conductor Enrico Selleri in the conversation on the topic.

Thursday 12 January
“The Bishops listening to the priests” is the fourth Construction Site indicated by the Diocese of Pozzuoli, to continue the community journey of the second year of the Synodal Path, with particular attention to the needs of priests. Speakers include Monsignor Carlo Villano, Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Pozzuoli and Carmine Matarazzo, head of Scholastic Pastoral of the Diocese of Pozzuoli. The RVM images show the commitment of the Oratory of the Santa Maria delle Grazie parish in the Soccavo district of Naples, which welcomes boys and girls to offer them recreational activities, education in legality and scholastic support.

Friday 13 January
The reflection is guided by the commitment of Cvx, “Community of Christian Life”, a reality of community life with a particular bond with the Jesuit fathers and with Ignatian spirituality. Their specificity is based on a profound sharing of life and faith, in discernment and in common missionary dedication. Guests: Romolo Guasco, national president of CVX, and Paola Schipani in connection from Reggio Calabria.
In Calascio, a small town in the province of L’Aquila, there is the convent structure guarded and managed by the Community of Christian Life for retreats, training activities and moments of prayer.

January 5, 2023

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