In the midst of this crisis in which we live, we want to share with you some good weekly news, news of hope, important or simple acts and gestures that unite us as a community of men and women of faith-driven by the force of hope.
Pope: goodPope signs Rome 2020 Appeal for Peace
An Appeal for Peace is signed in Rome by Pope Francis and by leaders of world religions gathered at the International Prayer Meeting for Peace “No one is saved alone – Peace and Fraternity”.
Cardinal Czerny: Pope Francis’ social teaching inspires a Church “going out”
Cardinal Michael Czerny reflects on Pope Francis’ pontificate, saying that his words and gestures are means to better understand the Holy Father’s social teaching.
Life In The Time Of Cholera: Lessons On A Pandemic
“As sirens fill the streets of London, George Prochnik recalls a revolutionary poets account of the 1832 cholera pandemic that unfolded in Paris. While watching history repeat itself in devastating refrain, George wonders: What is hysteria? What is necessary passion and courage? How can we respond both lucidly and compassionately?”
3 Lessons About What Really Matters In Life, Learned In The Pandemic
StoryCorps, a nonprofit dedicated to recording the largest collection of human stories, created a tool to help bring loved ones together. This article features stories and excerpts of some of the best interviews collected over the last few months in response to Covid-19. They are collated into three overarching lessons: 1) the pandemic has helped us find deeper meaning in our work, 2) family rhythms have shifted, but our ties are as important as ever and 3) small gestures have a huge impact on our wellbeing. From frontline workers to family members, these stories will inspire you to see the good that can come from something as horrific as a global pandemic.
Conference: “The milestones of the Integral ecology for a human Economy”
A two-week long International Conference organised by the Institution “Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice” kicks off on Friday on the theme “The milestones of the Integral ecology for a human Economy”.