Will July 1 meeting mark the onset of Lebanon's resuscitation?

Submitted by munir on Sun, 06/27/2021 - 16:24

n a world abounding with bleak news addressing wars, violence, missing people, poverty and unemployment, a glimmer of hope emerged from the Holy See with the descendent of St. Peter, His Holiness Pope Francis, inviting the Christian heads of churches in Lebanon for a meeting on July 1 to discuss the country’s crisis and to help extricate the country from the imbroglio in which it is currently embroiled.

 

Marriage is a divine blessing

Submitted by munir on Tue, 06/22/2021 - 14:23

His Holiness Pope Francis has released his prayer intention for the month of June 2021, by inviting the faithful everyone to pray for those preparing for marriage.

 

Stressing that getting married and sharing one’s life is something beautiful, he said, “On this life-long journey, the husband and wife aren’t alone, Jesus accompanies them.”

 

St. Joseph was the ‘earthly shadow of the Heavenly Father’

Submitted by munir on Mon, 06/21/2021 - 09:47

Foster fathers play a significant and sometimes critical role in caring for children from troubled backgrounds, but because their role is often temporary, they don’t get much mention on Father’s Day. 

 

St. Joseph has long been referred to as Lord Jesus’ “foster father” even though we have every reason to believe his presence was steady and abiding throughout Our Lord’s youth. 

 

The Catholic Church… a divine message with blessed fruits

Submitted by munir on Sun, 06/20/2021 - 21:34

 

 

The Catholic Church is growing in spite of the difficulties arising in current world affairs, which are rampant with violence, wars, instability, and foremost of which is persecution.

 

No matter what obstacles stand in the way, the Catholic Church is growing fast and people are coming to realize that faith is the only way leading to the elimination of diseases, facilitating life, instilling permanent peace, and ensuring a happy life with the Prince of Peace.

 

“He kept Lord Jesus in heart while building a monumental statue”

Submitted by munir on Mon, 06/14/2021 - 14:00

Press reports have indicated that the world’s biggest Christ statue, a 121-foot-tall giant of concrete placed on a 20-foot-high platform, will shortly be unveiled in a small city in the south of Brazil.

 

Such a step indicates that the religious dynamics in Brazil, which is thousands of miles away from the Holy Land and the birthplace of Lord Jesus, can never be deciphered. This religious dynamics is always present in the hearts and minds of those who are suffering from mundane problems and do not find a way out.

Fraternity supersedes fratricide

Submitted by munir on Tue, 06/08/2021 - 11:51

Our world has all the time been an arena of conflicts, wars, and violence. It is a place where virtue and evil have all the time been at loggerheads. With evil prevailing most of the time, it is triggered by people’s lust for power, wealth, and fame at the expense of oppressed people. Yet no matter how evil prevails, virtue is the triumphant in the end.

 

South Sudan's Catholics look forward for a long-awaited papal visit

Submitted by munir on Mon, 06/07/2021 - 12:44

Peace has not taken root so far in the nascent state of South Sudan. It is a wish that the South Sudanese people have been aspiring to bring about since the attainment of independence.

 

The South Sudanese people including Christians, who account for 60 per cent of the population, anxiously look forward for the long-awaited Pope Francis’ visit to their country, in the hope that such an important visit would entrench peace in this country where damage has been wreaked following years of wars and instability.