“Only a personal encounter with Jesus can generate a journey of faith and discipleship,” Pope Francis said at yesterday’s Angelus (full text, video).
It is vital to “to welcome, to know, and to acknowledge the other”, the Pope said as he marked the World Day of Migrants and Refugees on Sunday (full text, video).
John Allen discusses the pros and cons of Pope Francis’s “hands-on” style.
Fr Thomas Joseph White says we urgently need a “Catholic metaphysics of democracy”.
And Italy’s organ-makers are protesting against the installation of a digital organ in St Peter’s Basilica.
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