Posts Tagged ‘Disciples’

CDF head says Church shouldn’t reflect members’ views

Friday, November 20th, 2015

The Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has said the work of the Church is not to reflect the opinions of its members. “The Church’s job is to reflect the point of view of her head and founder: Jesus Christ,” Cardinal Gerhard Müller said in Chile earlier this month. The cardinal Read more

Bishop backs down on remarks about early gay disciples

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

A Colombian bishop who linked same-sex orientation with one of Jesus’ disciples and Mary Magdalene has apologised for his use of words. In a conference at a Colombian university, Bishop Juan Vicente Córdoba of Fontibón said there is no explicit rejection of homosexuality in the Bible. “We don’t know if one of Jesus’ disciples” had Read more

Be ‘agents for a new world’, WYD youth told

Friday, July 26th, 2013

More than 500,000 young people gathered on Rio de Janeiro’s famed Copacabana beach were urged to be “agents for a new world” in the opening ceremony of the 28th World Youth Day. In his homily on the WYD theme, “Go and make disciples of all nations”, local Archbishop Orani Joao Tempesta invited the young people Read more

WYD2013: Go and make disciples of all nations

Friday, August 26th, 2011

“Go and make disciples of all nations” is the theme of the Rio de Janerio World Youth Day in 2013. The next WYD will be held earlier than normal, leaving two years for preparations. This is due to Rio hosting the football World Cup in 2014 and the Olympic Games two years later. “Even now, Read more