Finding Humanity: September 30 – October 6

by Oct 5, 2020Blog, Finding Humanity in crisis0 comments

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.


“The Richness of Many Years of Life” – downloadable e-book on pastoral care for the elderly

An e-book publication from the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life collects the proceedings from the first international conference on the pastoral care for the elderly to serve as an instrument for the development of a “true pastoral ministry” for the elderly.

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Looking at others as brothers and sisters to save ourselves and the world

The message of Pope Francis’s new social encyclical: no one is saved alone. It proposes a fraternal society so that society is not overrun by war, hatred, violence, indifference and new walls.

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St Francis continues to inspire the entire world

October 3 is the anniversary of the death of St Francis of Assisi, also known as the Poverello of Assisi. Learn more about this person and his secret of holiness.

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A New Emoji is Being Proposed to Help Show Forgiveness – And This One Got the Most Votes

As hard as it sometimes is to say, “I’m sorry,” it can be harder still to say, “I forgive you.” If a coalition of Finnish peacemakers has its way, however, the process may get a whole lot easier because the quality of forgiveness might just be getting its very own emoji.

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It’s Official: Study Finds That Watching Cute Animals Is Good For Your Health

There may be a good reason for why we love to watch little piglets and fluffy ducks online.

Seeing adorable animals actually helps to reduce stress levels in humans, researchers at England’s University of Leeds have found.

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