Communio

…bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Category: Encyclicals

Lumen Fidei (“The Light of Faith”)

Pope Francis published his first encyclical today. Lumen Fidei (“The Light of Faith”), comes in the middle of the Year of Faith. The Pope told bishops,  “It’s an encyclical written with four hands, so to speak, because Pope Benedict began writing it and he gave it to me. It’s a strong document. I will say […]

Broadening our concept of reason & its application is indispensable, Pope said

In this context, the theme of integral human development takes on an even broader range of meanings: the correlation between its multiple elements requires a commitment to foster the interaction of the different levels of human knowledge in order to promote the authentic development of peoples. Often it is thought that development, or the socio-economic […]

CV in the Pope’s words

“Caritas in veritate”, said Benedict XVI, “does not seek to offer technical solutions to the enormous social problems of the modern world. …What it does do is recall the fundamental principles that are indispensable for building human development over coming years”. Among these principles it highlights “concern for the life of man, seen as the […]