'Christianity is a hardcore religion, art needs to reflect this'|
"I would consider the Homeless Jesus my masterpiece", says the Christian sculptor Timothy Schmalz. kath.net-interview by Petra Lorleberg
The latest 'Pope Video' seemed irritating to me
Watching the video, one can easily come to the conclusion, the pope says, that all religions are equally rightful ways of finding God and all religion have one common statement, saying: „I believe in love.“ A guest commentary by Johannes Hartl
Napier: 'Expect a strong reaffirmation of the Church’s teaching'
South African cardinal: At the Bishop´s Synod the western media "were obviously driving an agenda". By Roland Noé/kath.net
'The current crisis is a powerful opportunity for true conversion!'
Johannes Hartl, Director of the Augsburg House of Prayer [Gebetshaus Augsburg] is convinced that what we need now is “a true proclamation of the faith with public courage and a solid loyalty to the Gospel”. Interview with kath.net by Petra Lorleberg [mehr]
Monsignor Ratzinger Celebrates 90th Birthday with Pope Emeritus
Monsignor Georg Ratzinger celebrated his 90th birthday Jan. 15 with his younger brother, Benedict XVI, at the pope emeritus’ “Mater Ecclesiae” residence in the Vatican. By Edward Pentin
‘We are absolutely overwhelmed and are seeing the hand of God’
The prayer-initiative “Adopt a cardinal” is stirring a spark and invites to pray for the conclave and for the personally “adopted” cardinal. KATH.NET-interview with Julia Kleinheinz. By Petra Lorleberg
Do the Swiss Bishops Support Abortion?
Some Thoughts on the Controversy between Them and the Initiative “Funding Abortion Is a Private Matter”. By Josef Seifert
‘What our world needs more than fashion models are role models’
Leah Darrow knows the dark side of the glamorous world of modeling and reality-TV. In an Interview with KATH.NET she talks about her conversion and why she criticizes our current culture. By Johannes Graf.
This initiative originated among German Catholics in Rome, and is not something sponsored by Pope Benedict himself.
“Every human life, created in the divine image, is unique and should be fought for”, says Rachel Hendrix, leading actress of “October Baby” in an interview with KATH.NET. By Johannes Graf
Young music and enthusiasm for the Pope are no contradiction: British-Philippine Band “Ooberfuse” performed in World Youth Day Madrid 2011 at an audience of millions. KATH.NET interviewed musicians of the band. By Petra Lorleberg
Culture of Life or Death? - “The biggest destroyer of peace:The cry of the unborn” (Bl. Mother Teresa). By Fr. Bernhard Speringer, ORC [mehr]
Many young pregnant women decided to keep their babies after reading this fictional diary.
Timothy Dolan is named cardinal. He wrote: this is a summons to the “unworthy archbishop to serve Jesus, His Church universal, His vicar on earth, and His people better”
When nothing worked, his parents took their son to Medjugorje. Back home, tests showed 19 tumors and all bone metastases to be gone as the beginning of Joshua’s now complete recovery. By Jakob Marschner / Medjugorje Today
Advent Reflection: All the events surrounding His birth reveal to us how closely life and death, Christmas and Easter, Bethlehem and Golgotha, Manger and Cross are bound together. Indeed, Calvary begins in Bethlehem. By Fr. Bernhard Speringer ORC [mehr]