Learning between reason and faith, by Pilar Rahola

Beyond the Pope Benedict XVII’m interested in theologian Joseph Ratzinger. And I begin like this because I am aware that this simple affirmation turns the stomach of classical anti-clericalism, whose tendency to the most bungled simplification considerably damages the rationalism that it claims to defend. Also, it goes without saying that right away the rosary … Read more

What am I doing here, travelogue, day 31: time for reflection and learning in the Great Mosque

A visit to get closer to spirituality before the game between Argentina and Croatia. All this happened hours before the semifinal between Argentina and Croatia. With nervousness and logical fatigue after a month with almost no time to reflect, working in a hurry and without pause, we considered that it was the right moment to … Read more

The Pope: “Being an Order means learning from each other”

To the Premonstratensian Canons Regular, on the occasion of the 9th centenary of the foundation of the Abbey of PrémontréPhoto: Vatican Media / ACI Group By Veronica Giacometti VATICAN CITY, September 22, 2022 / 11:45 AM (ACI Print) .- This morning, in the Vatican Apostolic Palace, Francis receives the Premonstratensian Canons Regular in audience, on … Read more

Learning from the past – France Catholique

Western organized instruction resulted primarily from the studio generalia European monastic communities. The studio was open to both lay people and monks and was the response to two forces at work in Europe during the Middle Ages. The first was a growing interest in classical authors and ideas, caused by interaction with Islam. Arab scholars … Read more

“Learning to take leave” is a sign of the “wisdom of the ancients”, says the pope

Every Christian must find a way to follow the way of Jesus, “even in the limited conditions of weakness and old age”explained Pope Francis during the general audience of June 22, 2022, held in St. Peter’s Square. A few hours before the opening of the World Meeting of Families, the pope seemed to have regained … Read more