A Prayer in Times of Self-Isolation: ‘I’m Staying at Home, Lord’
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A Prayer in Times of Self-Isolation: ‘I’m Staying at Home, Lord’

This beautiful prayer was written by an Italian priest who is self-isolating at the moment and very sadly lost his own brother a few days ago to Covid-19…   I’m staying at home, Lord! I’m staying at home, Lord! And today, I realise, you taught me this, remaining obedient to the Father, for thirty years…

The Pope Video April: Liberation from Addictions
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The Pope Video April: Liberation from Addictions

The problem of what are called “new addictions” has a solution, but we must find the way. We need prophetic words and human ingenuity, and we need to do many things. It’s time to liberate ourselves from the addictions that seduce us. Jesus said, “Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also” (Mt…

TRUST – A light-hearted take on Pope Francis’ important Urbi et Orbi meditation.  
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TRUST – A light-hearted take on Pope Francis’ important Urbi et Orbi meditation.  

        TRUST                                (Mk 4,38) Off we go. All aboard ! All agreed, of one accord. See how the fishermen have scored; All big and little fish still stored, Some to eat and some to hoard – Hard work’s happy just reward. Don’t leave the Lord! With him around, our hopes have soared But soon, and not…

Stations of the Cross: then and now
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Stations of the Cross: then and now

Stations of the Cross – Then and Now by Fr Denis McBride C.S.s.R. In this one hour video the voice and visuals open up new ways of thinking about Jesus’ journey and demonstrate how the passion story, in all its savagery, continues in our own time. The Gospel best comes alive when the story of Jesus…

America: Bias -The Sources of Wilful Blindness in the Face of the Covid-19 Crisis
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America: Bias -The Sources of Wilful Blindness in the Face of the Covid-19 Crisis

But in the midst of this collective push to secure compliance with necessary safety measures, a number of people still refuse to take the threat seriously. We now know, for example, that coronavirus can incubate in the body for several days without symptoms, yet you may still hear from some that, as long as no…

Cardinal Bo (Myanmar): Repression, Lies and Corruption of Chinese Communist Party Responsible for Magnitude of Covid-19 Pandemic
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Cardinal Bo (Myanmar): Repression, Lies and Corruption of Chinese Communist Party Responsible for Magnitude of Covid-19 Pandemic

No corner of the world is untouched by this pandemic, no life unaffected. According to the World Health Organization, nearly a million people have been infected and more than 46,000 have died. By the time this is over, the global death toll is expected to be millions. International voices are being raised against the negligent…

Letter from Missio to Red Box Supporters in England and Wales
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Letter from Missio to Red Box Supporters in England and Wales

These are extraordinary times of self-isolation and physical distancing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s important to remember that every crisis gives us the opportunity to reflect on what is most important to us in life, reassess our priorities, and discover new ways of loving God and our neighbour. Our Holy Father, Pope Francis,…

South Korea Sets Standard for Covid-19 Testing
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South Korea Sets Standard for Covid-19 Testing

When a new coronavirus was detected in Chinese city Wuhan last December, South Korea set up an emergency team to study the disease. The early action taken by the South Korean government and the knowledge gained about Covid-19 went on to shape what has become the world’s most ambitious virus-testing program. Britain’s ITV reports from Seoul in…

‘Aqua Fons Vitae’: Major Vatican Document on Water
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‘Aqua Fons Vitae’: Major Vatican Document on Water

Too many sanitation facilities in poor and developing countries do not have adequate access to water for the most basic needs of cleanliness and hygiene. Without clean water, sinks, soaps, toilets and hygiene procedures, billions of patients, care staff and families are placed at risk because there is no foundation or infrastructure for decent, safe,…