Church Life

Angela Merkel has received her fourth mandate as Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany. There was little doubt about the outcome, yet this result was accompanied by new factors. In fact, what emerged from the recent German parliamentary elections is anything but an outright victory: a defeat in terms of votes for the coalition… Read the full article

Counseling the doubtful is a spiritual work of mercy widely attested to since the origin of Christianity. It shows the intellectual and wisdom dimension of the discipleship of Jesus and of the works of charity. It is not a technique that is learned, a sort of persuasive ability, but it is tied essentially to knowledge… Read the full article

Pope Francis will be in Myanmar and Bangladesh for his 21st apostolic journey November 27 to December 2, 2017. These two nations, situated in the heart of Asia, have tragic, bloodstained histories since slipping the bonds of British colonialism, and they are in the top five of the poorest countries in Asia. Only a tiny… Read the full article

The preparation of the Constitution on the Church was certainly one of the highest and most engaging moments of the Second Vatican Council. Using the interpretative category of “event,” which is concerned with historical research, reconstruction and critical evaluation of the facts, this article seeks to study, in its initial stage, the formation of the… Read the full article