Posts Tagged ‘catechesis’

Put catechesis on hold, rethink Christian formation

Thursday, September 24th, 2020

It is important for the Church to rethink catechesis and Christian formation, says Quebec Cardinal Gerald Lacroix. He has asked parishes in the Archdiocese of Quebec to “pause” their catechetical programs and use the time to think of the future. Lacroix says the last few months have given the Quebec church an “unhoped-for opportunity” to Read more

Bishop of Bling gets new job with pontifical council

Friday, February 13th, 2015

A new Church position has been found for the so-called Bishop of Bling from Germany Pope Francis will reportedly appoint Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst to a new position with the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelisation. There has been no official confirmation of the appointment, but it appears Bishop Tebartz-van Elst will Read more

Cardinal Burke links liturgical abuse to moral corruption

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

The cardinal who heads the highest judicial tribunal in the Catholic Church has linked liturgical abuse to “moral corruption” and “a levity in catechesis” he described as “shocking”. Cardinal Raymond Burke said the deficiencies in catechesis had “left generations of Catholics ill-prepared to deal with the challenges of our time by addressing the Catholic faith Read more

Problems with transmission of faith to youth in PNG

Friday, May 18th, 2012

There are problems with the transmission of faith to youth in Papua New Guinea.  (ll existe un problème de foi et de spiritualité parmi les nouvelles générations de Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée. Parmi les jeunes.) This is what a document recently issued by Fr. Shanthi Chako PIME, Secretary of the Commission for Youth and Laity within Read more