Spiritual Master – Catholic France

Four hundred years after his death, Saint Francis de Sales (1567-1622), celebrated on January 24, remains surprisingly topical: Doctor of the Church, founder of the Order of the Visitation, patron saint of journalists, he remains indispensable for an authentic Christian life in a time of upheaval. What are the main features of his spirituality? Response … Read more

SLAVOJ ŽIŽEK, “The dwarf and the dummy” | Catholic civilization

A speculative journey within the evangelical message conducted from an atheistic point of view, but which leads the author, a well-known contemporary philosopher who has always been interested in Marxism and materialism, to a reading of the Christian fact as original as it is stimulating. This originality of his is also the result of the … Read more

Young people without religion: what spirituality? – Swiss Catholic Portal

Surveys show it: adhering to any religion does not necessarily mean giving up on one’s spiritual life. But what does this spirituality feed on, and how does it relate to and outside of established religions? The point with different specialists. Anne-Sylvie Sprenger, Protestinfo Less than two centuries after Nietzsche, God is said to be dead … Read more

Benedict XVI and “the theologies of liberation” – Swiss Catholic Portal

As prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), Cardinal Ratzinger has had strained relations with liberation theology. His appreciation of this theology, however, evolved under pressure from Latin American bishops. Jacques Berset, for cath.ch Used for the first time in Latin America in 1968 by Gustavo Gutiérrez, a Peruvian priest who … Read more

jm | The Catholic chaplaincy establishes itself in rural areas

We regularly hear about awakening to the faith for toddlers, catechism for 8-11 year olds, in order to prepare for communion, but less about chaplaincy. Certainly, it lives and exists at the urban level. The same was not true in some rural areas. Young people who wanted to continue on this journey of faith after … Read more

1st edition of the National Pilgrimage for Catholic Education staff: More than 10,000 pilgrims respond to the call of the bishops

The curtain fell this Saturday morning December 03, 2022 on the 1st edition of the National Pilgrimage for Catholic Education staff which took place from Friday December 02 to Saturday December 03, 2022 at the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in Yamoussoukro with nearly of 10,000 attendees. This prayer vigil of the actors of … Read more

Ivory Coast: pilgrimage of Catholic education actors

“Education in Côte d’Ivoire at the service of evangelization and the service of integral human development”, this is the theme of the pilgrimage organized from December 2 to 3, 2022. This first edition of the pilgrimage of the actors of Catholic education was held at the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in Yamoussoukro. The … Read more

The backlash of the Catholic Church is explained above all by a change in society

A few weeks ago, a preparatory festival for World Youth Days (WYD) brought together 1,200 young Catholics at Maredsous Abbey. An event, masterfully orchestrated by the youth ministry. Present at this meeting, a prelate of foreign origin confided to me: “I am impressed by all the efforts made”, immediately adding, “but I wonder why these … Read more