CathBlog - Real marriage

06 Apr 2010

In the lead up to, and the aftermath of, the recent federal election, any real issues of Christian morality were studiously avoided, or so it seems. And one can only wonder if reference was made to such values in the subsequent negotiations over who should



Cardinal Joachim Meisner, Archbishop of Cologne, stated recently that 'one of the most tragic failings that the Church suffered in the second half of the 20th century was to have neglected the gift of the Holy Spirit in the Sacrament of Penance …



It’s 7:30am in Dubai. Aready the temperature outside is 30 degrees, but inside the international airport (pictured), it’s a moderately humid 20, which seasoned travellers don’t seem to notice.   Dubai airport is a melting pot of the



Sydney is looking a picture. I have a window seat and we have just taken off on the Qantas flight to Hong Kong. The customs man asks with a smile if I am travelling on to Rome. Obviously there will be a number of pilgrims on board. I am on my way to an annual



The other day, a Vatican official asked when the Australian invasion of Rome was beginning. Maybe he was planning on clearing out before the blessed event. I could only answer that I knew when some of the sisters, the bishops and the media were arriving,


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