The small Bavarian village of Oberammergau has once again been packed with visitors all summer, coming to see the famous Passion Play, which concludes this week.
As he addressed schoolchildren from all over the country, Pope Benedict encouraged them to grow in holiness, and asked those who teach them to let this aim shape their approach to education.
Pope Benedict prayed with members of the religious congregations of the United Kingdom, and focused particularly on their role as educators.
In bringing people from all walks of life together, can summer festivals reveal something of the relationships to Christ and each other to which we are called in the Eucharist?
With Mass attendance on the decline, what steps can be taken at the parish level to ensure that those who are distanced from the Church feel welcome and confident as they make the first steps to rejoining a parish community?
Professor Vincent Rougeau describes the tensions experienced by Catholic Americans as a result of the support and opposition encountered in various other religious and political voices.
On the Feast of Corpus Christi in 2010, Fr James Crampsey SJ preached on what mission means today, in the context of the feeding of the five thousand and its place in Luke's Gospel.
Gemma Simmonds CJ looks at the life and writings of a woman of 'heroic virtue' who wanted to secure a better role for women in the Church and in society, and at how this struggle continues today.
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