Archive | October, 2008

Pope: Synods Fundamental to Church

VATICAN CITY, OCT. 5, 2008 (Zenit.org).- Synods are a fundamental part of the Church as they are a “coming together” of the people of God to be one in Christ, says Benedict XVI. The Pope said this today before praying the midday Angelus together with the crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square, noting that earlier

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What Is Needed for a Bible Comeback (Part 2)

By Father Lucas Teixeira, LC ROME, OCT. 5, 2008 (Zenit.org).- A renowned biblical scholar who will be participating in the synod of bishops on the word of God has advice for the faithful who don’t know where to start to get to know the Bible better. Cardinal Albert Vanhoye, a Jesuit priest and former rector

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What Is Needed for a Bible Comeback (Part 1)

ROME, OCT. 3, 2008 (Zenit.org).- For the Bible to become an integral part of Catholics’ spiritual life, education and mediation are the two things needed, according to a renowned biblical scholar who will be participating in the synod of bishops on the word of God this month. Cardinal Albert Vanhoye, a Jesuit priest and former

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