Monday, October 31, 2011

Writers should be the voice of society, says K.L. Mohanavarma

In times when the society is facing a crisis, writers should be able to speak for the society and stand for the betterment of the mankind. For this the writers should be down to earth and should be able to know the problems of the common man, said writer K.L. Mohanavarma while inaugurating Thoolika, the literature camp conducted by Kerala Catholic Youth Movement (KCYM).

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Pontiff Proposes St. Francis as Model for Youth

As Benedict XVI prepares to journey to Assisi on Thursday, he is proposing the famous saint of that Italian city as a model for youth.

The Pope spoke of St. Francis today at a liturgy to prepare for Thursday's Day of Reflection, Dialogue and Prayer for Peace and Justice in the World, an event that will gather leaders of the world's religions as well as non-believers in Assisi to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the first such celebration convoked by Blessed John Paul II.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

The Brazil That Will Welcome WYD

Aid Director Tells of a Church Witnessing 700% Growth in Vocations

When thousands of pilgrim youth descend on Brazil in 2013 for World Youth Day, they will find a Church in the midst of renewal, despite momentous challenges.

José Correa, director of the Brazilian office of the international Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need, spoke with the television program "Where God Weeps" of the Catholic Radio and Television Network (CRTN), in cooperation with Aid to the Church in Need, about what is happening in the Church in Brazil today.