Instrumentum Laboris for the Synod 2018. Young People, The Faith and Vocational Discernment

Instrumentum Laboris for the Synod 2018. Young People, The Faith and Vocational Discernment
Instrumentum laboris    XV ORDINARY GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF SYNOD OF BISHOPS   YOUNG PEOPLE, THE FAITH AND VOCATIONAL DISCERNMENT   TABLE OF CONTENTS   PRESENTATION INTRODUCTION PART I. RECOGNIZING: THE CHURCH LISTENS TO REALITY Chapter I. Being Young Today Chapter II. Experiences and Types of Language Chapter III. In the Throwaway Culture Chapter IV. Anthropological and Cultural Challenges Chapter V. Listening to Young People   PART II. INTERPRETING: FAITH AND...

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Final Document from the Pre-Synodal Meeting

Final Document from the Pre-Synodal Meeting
SYNOD OF BISHOPS XV ORDINARY GENERAL ASSEMBLY   “YOUNG PEOPLE, THE FAITH AND VOCATIONAL DISCERNMENT” PRE-SYNODAL MEETING FINAL DOCUMENT   Rome, 19-24 march 2018   Introduction   The young person of today is met with a host of external and internal challenges and opportunities, many of which are specific to their individual contexts and some of which are shared across continents. In light of this, it is necessary for the Church to examine the way in which it thinks about and...

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Pope Francis Speaks to Young People

Pope Francis to young people of the Antilles: “Look to your roots”

Young people of the Antilles recieved a message from Pope Francis on Sunday, as they gather for the 6th Antilles Episcopal Conference Youth Assembly.   Below please find the complete translation...

‘Do you read the Gospel every day?’: Pope to Argentine young people

‘Do you read the Gospel every day?’: Pope to Argentine young people

In a video message to the II National Youth Meeting taking place in Argentina, Pope Francis invites young people to read the Gospel for at least two minutes a day, and he reflects on presence,...

Address of his Holiness Pope Francis to young people at the begining of the pre-synodal meeting

Address of his Holiness Pope Francis to young people at the begining of the pre-synodal meeting

PRE-SYNODAL MEETING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE  AT THE INTERNATIONAL PONTIFICAL COLLEGE "MARIA MATER ECCLESIAE" ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS Monday, 19 March 2018   Dear young...


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Press Conference for the presentation of the Instrumentum laboris. Intervention by Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri

Press Conference for the presentation of the Instrumentum laboris. Intervention by Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri

  19.06.2018   I cordially greet all of you attending this Press Conference. I would like to help each and every one of you to “get in tune” with the Instrumentum laboris of the...

Presented the ‘Instrumentum Laboris’ of the Synod of Bishops on young people

Presented the ‘Instrumentum Laboris’ of the Synod of Bishops on young people

The ‘Instrumentum Laboris’ of the Synod of Bishops on young people scheduled for later this year, was released at a press conference in the Vatican on June 19.   The ‘Instrumentum...

#Synod2018 A special series of videos to binge-watch.

#Synod2018 A special series of videos to binge-watch.

Sponsored by the Synod of Bishops, Aleteia and TeleMATER partnered to make it happen! “What makes you happy?” “What is family for you?” “Who is God for you?”… These are some of the questions that the...


Young Witnesses

Pope Francis announces that he will canonize Nunzio Sulprizio in October

Pope Francis announces that he will canonize Nunzio Sulprizio in October

In an Ordinary Public Consistory held on Thursday morning, Pope Francis announced that he will canonize Blessed Nunzio Sulprizio on October 14 this year. Blessed Nunzio...

Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc

Saint Joan of Arc, byname the Maid of Orléans, French Sainte Jeanne d’Arc or La Pucelle d’Orléans, (born c. 1412 CE, Domrémy, Bar, France—died May 30, 1431, Rouen; canonized May 16, 1920; feast day...

Dr. Ivan Merz - Banja Luka, Bosnia 1896. + Zagreb, Croatia 1928

Dr. Ivan Merz - Banja Luka, Bosnia 1896. + Zagreb, Croatia 1928

Dr.Ivan Merz was born in Banja Luka, Bosnia, on the 16th of December 1896. He was brought up within a liberal atmosphere. He attended Grammar School in his home town. After graduation in 1914 Ivan...