The Catholic Church in Congo said emergency measures will remain indefinitely in place in parishes at risk of Ebola, and urged effective action against the disease by the government of President Joseph Kabila.
In “Amoris Laetitia,” Pope Francis teaches that the sacrament of marriage is not merely a “thing” or an impersonal power. It is an encounter with the person of Jesus who strengthens, heals and walks with the couple in their life together (No. 73).
Anointing a sick person with the oil of healing and peace petitions God to strengthen, comfort, encourage and even heal the person.
The sacrament of confirmation is perhaps the most mysterious of all the sacraments. Many Christians find it difficult to understand what benefit it brings. Isn’t the Holy Spirit received at baptism?
Baptism is no mere “formality” in Christian life. “It is an act that touches the depths of our existence,” Pope Francis said.
There are multiple letters refer to the inappropriateness regarding usage of cellphones during Mass and the validity of sacraments administered by troubled priest.
ROME (CNS) — No matter how complicated it is to do, all children have a need and a right to religious education and access to the sacraments, said a priest who was born deaf and became blind 16 years ago. Opening the Year of Mercy jubilee celebration for the sick and persons with disabilities, Redemptorist […]