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Cathecism of the Catholic Church #1 (1 – 200)

APOSTOLIC CONSTITUTION
Fidei DEPOSITUM
RELATING TO LAUNCH
“The Catechism”
COMPILED IN CONNECTION WITH THE Second Vatican Council
JOHN PAUL II, BISHOP

The servant of the servants of God as memories remain
To the honorable brothers the Cardinals, the Archbishop and Bishops, priests and deacons, and all members of God’s people.

1.Introduction
God has entrusted to His Church the duty to preserve legacy faith, and the Church fulfill this duty at all times. Vatican Council II, which opened thirty years ago by my predecessor, the late John XXIII, has the objective and the desire to explain apostolic and pastoral mission of the Church, making truth of the Gospel shine and thus guide all mankind to seek and receive the love of Christ which surpasses all knowledge (cf. Eph 3:19). Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Death Note

Perhaps our topic this time sounds very scary or even terrifying, but for me personally, the topic this time is quite or even very current with the conditions and time.
Many people among us or even our own, that when asked about their opinions about death and how to prepare them to face death, will answer that they are overwhelmed with fear that a very large and that they are also in conditions that are not ready to face death. There is a reason that all the life they have lived is still not enough as the provision to them accountable to God. They feel that the good they have done during life is still not enough. There is also the reason that they are afraid to leave their lives in this world are very prosperous and happy in the material. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on 19 November 2010 in 1

 

Cardinals invite world to join Pope in prayer vigil for unborn

Vatican City, Oct 1, 2010 / 10:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- To encourage a commitment and witness within the Church to love and life, a prayer initiative to be led by Pope Benedict XVI is being promoted by a pair of cardinals. All bishops of the world are being asked to invite the faithful to pray for the unborn  during the prayerful season before Christmas.

On Nov. 27, to mark the start of Advent, Pope Benedict will preside over first vespers in St. Peter’s Basilica as is customary. According to a note from Vatican spokesman, Fr. Federico Lombardi, however, this will take place within a broader scope than usual. Read the rest of this entry »

 

Brazilian presidential candidate denies supporting abortion

Sao Paulo, Brazil, Oct 1, 2010 / 01:14 pm (CNA).- Brazilian presidential candidate, Dilma Rousseff, met with Christian leaders on Wednesday this week and explained to them she is “against abortion.”  However, yesterday she clarified that her position on the issue has not changed and that she considers abortion to be an issue of “public health.” Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on 3 October 2010 in General, Internasional

 

Forgiveness and purification central to renewal, Pope Benedict teaches

Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Sep 25, 2010 / 10:11 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- God’s forgiveness is the “fulcrum of every reform,” Pope Benedict told a group of Brazilian bishops on Saturday. It is in recognizing “true faults,” purifying herself and reflecting Christ  in the world, said the Pope, that the Church might be the “youth of the world.”

The Holy Father met with bishops from the Brazilian Bishops’ Conference’s “East 1” region on Saturday morning at Castel Gandolfo. In his address to conclude their “ad limina” visit, he discussed the roots of the contemporary spiritual crisis in the “darkening of the grace of forgiveness.” Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on 27 September 2010 in Religions and Beliefs

 

Christians’ lack of faith prevents cultural renewal, Archbishop Chaput tells Catholic scholars

re-post from : http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/christians-cowardice-prevents-cultural-renewal-archbishop-chaput-tells-catholic-scholars/

Baltimore, Md., Sep 26, 2010 / 01:45 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Christians’ lack of faith and cowardice are the primary obstacles to Christian culture at a time when unbelief is the spirit-destroying “state religion” of the modern world, Archbishop Charles Chaput has told a gathering of academics. He urged personal repentance and witness as the path to cultural renewal. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on 27 September 2010 in General, Internasional

 

Pope calls UK back to Christian roots in light of ‘more aggressive’ secularism

Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Sep 16, 2010 / 07:42 am (CNA/EWTN News).-   Benedict XVI has called the UK to draw from it’s “Christian foundation” as it addresses the challenges of the modern day. He hoped that society would continue to respect the traditional values and cultural expressions which are no longer valued or tolerated by “more aggressive forms of secularism.”

The Pope arrived to the Queen’s Edinburgh residence, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, to festive traditional bagpipe music on the first morning of his UK visit. In his first official address of the four-day tour, the Holy Father spoke to members of the monarchy and the Scottish parliament, and even briefly to British media, about working for the good of society.

 
 
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