The Vatican has published a message from Pope Francis to the world’s Muslims for Ramadan’s conclusion in which he calls muslims and christians to “promoting mutual respect through education”. Saying respect is a mutual “process” of kindness, Pope Francis invited Muslims and Christians to respect each person “first of all his life, his physical integrity, his dignity and the rights deriving from that dignity, his reputation, his property, his ethnic and cultural identity, his ideas and his political choices.”
“You see, the new things of God are not like the novelties of this world, all of which are temporary; they come and go, and we keep looking for more. The new things which God gives to our lives are lasting, not only in the future, when we will be with him, but today as […]
Christianity is not simply a matter of following commandments; it is about living a new life, being in Christ, thinking and acting like Christ, and being transformed by the love of Christ, it is allowing Him take possession of our lives and change them, transform them, to free them from the darkness of evil and sin.
“The happy coexistence of Islam and Christianity, two religions that have helped to shape great cultures, is what makes for the originality of social, political and religious life in Lebanon. One can only rejoice in this circumstance, which must absolutely be encouraged. I entrust this wish to the religious leaders of your country.” – Pope Benedict XVI
Today is the feast of St. Gregory the Great. After his name is known the gregorian music, so great gift to the world’s culture and a source of so many moments of beauty an peace. A tribute to it.
The Pope Benedict XVI is visiting Spain this days for the World Youth Day in Madrid. And for the first time he wanted to meet with young PhD and University teachers (under 30 years old) in the magnificent Monastery of Escorial, where there are one of the more rich antique libraries in Europe. Well, that’s the […]
What’s going on in a mind of a man as Anders Behring Breivik to stand in front of a crowd of youngsters and began to kill them cold-blooded without any reason? A man ho has (or had) everything he wanted, who lives in one of the more peaceful, beautiful, richest countries in the world […]