10 films with nuns, priests and popes, when religious figures are the protagonists

Bresson, Schrader, Meirelles and Komasa. Let’s find out some directors and which of their films have best told the life of the most common religious figures. What happens behind the walls of a nunnery, among the palaces of papal power or in the abbeys of the most remote villages, has always been a curiosity of … Read more

“Some insist on dividing the Church by confronting the two Popes”

The German Cardinal Gerhard Müller was, without a doubt, the closest collaborator of Benedict XVI in the final stretch of his pontificate. Not in vain, in July 2012, he appointed him prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, the Vatican “Ministry” that Ratzinger himself directed with John Paul II. At the age … Read more

The beauty of 2022: the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network resumes ecclesial activities

SARONNO – It was a really rich year for la World prayer network of the Pope of the Adp center of Saronnopresent in the area with many initiatives during this 2022. “A year of compassion for the world with the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network at the Adp Center in Saronno.The Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network of … Read more

The Pope’s excellent suggestion to newlyweds

The first years of marriage are a time when the relationship settles down, consolidates and grows in love. To achieve this, keeping a spiritual journal together is an excellent exercise. In June 2022, Pope Francis authored a document titled Catechumenal itinerary for married life in which he offers support for the spouses during the first … Read more

From the January revolt to the Pope’s visit. Kazakhstan as told by Vania De Luca

In January 2022, we reported on the uprising in Kazakhstan due to rising energy prices, just under a month after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The President of the Presidential Republic – with one-party government – Kassym Jomart Tokayev he had fired the government and imposed a curfew. According to several international analysts, one of … Read more

Why is St. Francis attributed prophecies about Popes that have never been said?

Aleteia interviewed an authoritative Franciscan historian and theologian, who explains the meaning of these false attributions Baleful papal prophecies that are added to many other phrases or expressions are attributed to him erroneously: if they were all true Saint Francis of Assisi it could end up in the eye of the Church’s storm. The authoritative … Read more

October: Pope’s prayer for a Church in opening with the Synod

A year after its launch, Francis dedicates his prayer intention for the month of October to the synodal journey: “It is not a question of gathering opinions or creating a parliament, it is a question of listening and praying. Without prayer, there will be no synod”. Salvatore Cernuzio – Vatican City It is not a … Read more

The advantage of the Pope’s trip to Kazakhstan is that La Croix is ​​interested in the peripheries…

The Pope’s Journey Francis in Kazakhstan forced the daily The cross to lean on the figure of Mgr Schneider, “a bishop from Kazakhstan popular in traditionalist circles”. We even read about Jeanne Smiths and the abbot from Tanouarn. And in fact, the character is not uninteresting, when we look at his career: Born in 1961 … Read more

The Pope’s Decalogue for religions to stop the Third World War

Kazakhstan. Congress of Religious Leaders. The Pope spoke of an “authentic religiosity” that does not use the name of God to promote total war “Let’s never justify violence. Let us not allow the sacred to be instrumentalized by what is profane. Let the sacred not be support of the power and power does not rest … Read more

The conciliar popes and paganism

As early as 1907, Saint Pius X predicted in his encyclical Pascendi that modernism would logically lead to a form of pantheism. From the reconciliation document Nostra aetatewe have witnessed the increasingly open manifestation of this doctrine. Whether the divine manifests itself in some way in all religions, or whether “Christ” represents God’s union with … Read more