Jalones históricos de la crisis eclesial

­La crisis puede definirse como la mutación considerable que sucede en el desarrollo de un proceso, como por ejemplo en una enfermedad. Se la puede entender también como un momento decisivo de un negocio grave y de consecuencias importantes, o el juicio que se hace después de haber examinado cuidadosamente un asunto. El término griego … Read more

Solidarity Christmas in Venezuela, despite the crisis and poverty

(Vatican News).- In Venezuela, officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Christmas is expected with the load of spirituality and faith that characterizes the Venezuelan people, but also with the heaviness at the social level of very hard years due to the economic and political crisis. The head of state has been Nicolás Maduro since 2013. … Read more

More attention to extreme events, but newspapers and TV hide those responsible for the climate crisis

Despite a summer plagued by extreme events, the climate crisis continues to find little space in newspapers and on television and is told by the Italian media as if it were not responsible, as proof of theenormous influence exerted by the fossil fuel industry on the world of information. This is what emerges from new … Read more

New scandals in the French Church: “Crisis of confidence” among Catholics, overwhelmed

Shaken by new sex scandals, Catholics in France are going through a serious “crisis of confidence” which risks causing some to decline in practice and commitment, believers and sociologists testify, a year after the publication of a report shock. Thursday, a priest from the west of France, who had given an appointment at the beginning … Read more

The Vatican apologizes to Russia for Pope Francis, the ongoing scandal in the papal state, bishops with reluctance, the couple in crisis.

by SPECOLA | December 16, 2022 The week is ending, Advent is heading towards its last fairs, and we are undergoing a veritable maelstrom of information that promises to launch us into a complicated 2023. The news that fills the media today is that the Secretary of State “sent a statement confirming respect for the … Read more

Renewable energies to stop the economic crisis in Lebanon

Thirty kilometers north of Beirut, in Lebanon, far from the chaos of the capital, stands the Mar Nohra Monastery of the Antonian Maronite Order. A place of worship, abandoned for centuries and then renovated a few years ago, whose walls exude history and spirituality, and where the monastic community, now stable and fertile in new … Read more

The crisis of an anthropocentric Church

By Jean-Pierre Maugendre, President of Catholic Renaissance : Presumption is like a boomerang, the real always ends up coming back to you. The Second Vatican Council announced the ” church spring “. Sixty years later here we are in the heart of winter. Like a mantra, however, the pope and the bishops continue to repeat: … Read more

Advent 2022: online retreats to support faith in times of crisis

♦ “Be fearless”during Advent, dare to pray! A retreat proposed by the jesuits of the site and the app Pray on the way. “It may seem difficult for us to prepare for Christmas with joy, peace and hope when the world seems full of threats and uncertainties. But God promises us to surrender without fear.”they … Read more

Gad Elmaleh in the midst of a crisis of faith in “Rest a bit”

Second film by and with Gad Elmaleh, “Reste un peu” recounts the spiritual journey of this Sephardic Jew towards Catholicism. In the form of an autofiction, this intimate feature film oscillates between confession and humour. After three years of living the “American dream”, comedian Gad Elmaleh decides to return to France. He misses his family … Read more