Posts Tagged ‘Gospel’

The Gospel according to Game of Thrones Comments 0

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Cersei Lannister is the usurper queen of the Seven Kingdoms. She has two brothers, Jamie Lannister, called the Kingslayer, and the dwarf Tyrion Lannister. But, of course, you know all of this unless you are more removed from civilization than, say, the Starks of Winterfell or the White Walkers who roam beyond the wall. If Read more

Cardinal urges Christian nations: resist large-scale Muslim immigration Comments 0

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Resisting large-scale Muslim immigration is a responsible exercise of one’s patriotism, Cardinal Raymond Burke told a pro-life, pro-family conference last week. While the church must be generous to “individuals that are not able to find a way of living in their own country,” this is not the case for many Muslim migrants “who are opportunists,” Read more

North Korea most fears Gospel’s light Comments 0

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

The North Korean regime fears the Gospel’s light being spread above all other threats, the first annual World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians was told last week. Former North Korean Christian missionary Kim Chung-seong went on to explain why the country is so afraid: “[It is] because the Bible and the Gospel speaks the Read more

Pope closes synod warning against closed hearts Comments 1

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

In his closing address to the synod of bishops meeting about the family, Pope Francis said the gathering has been about overcoming closed hearts. Pope Francis said that the synod was not about settling all the issues to do with the family, but rather to see them in the light of the Gospel. He said Read more

Tips: How to share the gospel in a hostile age Comments 0

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

In the face of a U.S. Supreme Court decision finding a constitutional right to gay marriage and the Oklahoma State Supreme ruling a Ten Commandments monument unconstitutional, many Christians are experiencing increased intolerance in the public square. But does the increasingly secular culture mean believers need to adjust how they share the gospel? “Yes, I Read more

Cardinal Kasper says hardliners think Gospel like penal code Comments 3

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Cardinal Walter Kasper says some prelates who have taken a hard line ideological position prior to the synod on the family have got the Gospel all wrong. In an interview with America Magazine and Argentina’s La Nacion, Cardinal Kasper said some cardinals and bishops fear a domino-like collapse in the Church’s moral structure. “That’s their Read more

Evangelii Gaudium: Fidelity to the Gospel, lest we run in vain Comments 0

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

193. We incarnate the duty of hearing the cry of the poor when we are deeply moved by the suffering of others. Let us listen to what God’s word teaches us about mercy, and allow that word to resound in the life of the Church. The Gospel tells us: “Blessed are the merciful, because they Read more

New musical uses Britney Spears’ music to tell the story of Jesus Christ Comments 0

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

“Is it the greatest story ever told to the greatest music ever written?” This is the question the creators of Spears The Musical: The Gospel According To Britney ask in regard to their new opera, which tells the story of Jesus Christ through the music of Britney Spears. According to the musical’s website, the show Read more

Archbishop Martin: Church must be ‘destructured’ Comments 0

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Irish Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has said the Church should be “restructured and destructured” in order to bear more effective witness to the Gospel. “Newness and life will not come out of a Church which still wants to look on itself as an institution of power, even a renewed institution, or from a Church which is Read more

First Homily: Pope Francis urges Church to return to Gospel roots Comments 1

Friday, March 15th, 2013

In his first public Mass, Pope Francis urged the Catholic Church on Thursday to stick to its Gospel roots and shun modern temptations, warning that it would become just another charitable group if it forgot its true mission. In a heartfelt, simple homily, the Argentinian pope laid out a clear moral path for the 1.2-billion-member Read more