Church needs new ways to evangelize, synod document says

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Catholic Church’s “new evangelization” effort is not an attempt to present the Gospel again to people who did not understand it the… Continue reading

Lives built on ‘sands’ of power and money do not satisfy, Pope says

Image via Wikipedia Vatican City, Mar 6, 2011 / 11:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Christ, and not on the “sands of power, success and money,” does man find the true place to build… Continue reading

‘Jesus of Nazareth’ In book, pope says Jesus’ death cannot be blamed on Jewish people

Image via Wikipedia By John Thavis| March 2, 2011 | Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In his latest volume of “Jesus of Nazareth,” Pope Benedict XVI says the condemnation of Christ… Continue reading

Celebrating 40 years of dialogue, Catholics and Jews commit to defending religious freedom

Image via Wikipedia Vatican City, Mar 3, 2011 / 03:31 pm (CNA).- Catholics and Jews share “joint responsibility” to work together to fight religious bigotry and promote “justice and solidarity, reconciliation and peace,”… Continue reading

Towards the synod: the mission to proclaim the Gospel to today’s world

Image via Wikipedia » 03/04/2011 18:35 VATICAN Lineamenta of the assembly of bishops to be held next year presented. A necessarily missionary church in the face of challenges posed by secularization, globalization, economic… Continue reading

Despite Christians being murdered, Church chooses dialogue over barbarity

Image via Wikipedia Rome, Italy, Mar 5, 2011 / 12:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In light of the murders of two high profile Catholics leaders who strongly believed in inter-religious dialogue, Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran is… Continue reading