Pope Francis

 

The following article in The Tablet is recommended reading.

‘Francis under fire’ by Richard Gaillardetz

Never in modern times has a Pope faced such challenges to his authority, and they come from not secular authorities or from dissenting theologians, but from his brother bishops.

In this article one of America’s leading theologians exposes the fears that underlie the attacks on the Pope.

www.thetablet.co.uk

Doctor Richard Gaillardetz is the Joseph Professor in Catholic Systematic Theology at Boston College and a former President of the Catholic Theological Society of America.

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We ask that Jesus protect our Church always, that He protect Her with His mercy, granting each one of us His forgiveness.

 

 

Pope Francis' Prayer Intention for September 2018

 

There isn't a single statistic that informs as to how many Africans are living in poverty, but we know that twenty-eight of the poorest countries are in Africa. Without stable governments to ensure basic rights, 589 million sub-Saharan Africans live without electricity, and almost 40 percent of people in the world without access to safe drinking water live in Africa. Everyone knows that to give people the means to escape poverty is ultimately better than a hand out. Part of this solution lies in building an infrastructure that gives young people education and jobs.

 

We are asked to join in Pope Francis' prayer intention for September

 "... That young people in Africa may have access to education and work in their own countries."

 

 

Click below for letters from Pope Francis, Cardinal Nichols & Bishop Philip on the Child abuse scandal.

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