Was John the Baptist a man of misgivings or a living torch of conviction? Let’s take a look at how the Gospels sketch him.Continue Reading
In the confessional, the priest acts in the place of Jesus Christ
The Gospel shows us clearly that Christ chose the twelve Apostles and gave them special powers with regards to the Eucharist, the forgiveness of sins and the administration of the other Sacraments. Continue Reading
The reform of the Church that Francis wishes: is the truth of the faith taken into account?
Let’s imagine a ship from the era of the explorers, manned by valiant souls, setting off on a noble mission – to bring the treasure of the faith and civilization to distant, inhospitable lands. Their endeavors would not only win them earthly glory but, above all, a heavenly reward for having opened wide the doors of Redemption to numerous souls.Continue Reading
To follow the Church’s moral teaching is to be pharisaical?
In this earthly life, everything is subject to time and passes away. All created things of the mineral, vegetable and animal kingdom, inevitably come to an end. Continue Reading
Bishop Samuel Ruiz: By their fruits you will know them… Does Francis?
Francis visits the pastor who opted for the poor…while the poor opted for the Pentecostals
From Mexico city, for the Denzinger-BergoglioContinue Reading
The ‘bergoglian synthesis’: one year of Denzinger-Bergoglio:
A year ago, a group of diocesan priests undertook this initiative, without foreseeing how far it has gone. 365 days later, with God’s grace and their daily dedication to this task amidst many pastoral cares, the Denzinger-Bergoglio has made waves in the Catholic world.Continue Reading
Is it honest to switch Christ for interconfessionalism in dialogue?
Over the last three years we have all accompanied Francis’ constant efforts to hold out a hand toward other religions in an attempt to foment ecumenical dialogue with surprising and novel implications.
The Koran retains Christian teachings? Jesus and Mary receive profound veneration in it? Oh Francis!!
For now… Yes, for now the Muslims spread throughout the world are like meek lambs, undoubtedly laughing up their sleeves at the westerners in their search for peace and union with them. We aren’t saying this with our head in the clouds; rather, with great certainty after having examined certain exhortations of the Koran. We all know that this is the sacred book of Islam, the literal and eternal word of Allah and his prophet Mohamed, to whom every Muslim owes absolute fidelity.Continue Reading
‘This world needs an Ethos: this global society does not need a single religion nor a single ideology, but rather, norms, values, ideals and uniform, unitive goals’ (Hans Küng).
The Gospel or the world… who has the last word?
‘My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me’ (Jn 10:27). No one can but be enchanted at the sight of a flock led by its shepherd. Continue Reading