Posts Tagged ‘Listening’

Catholic life after COVID-19 Comments 0

Monday, December 7th, 2020
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There can be little doubt that the experience of being a Catholic in 2020 – the year of COVID-19 – has marked our experience and our habits profoundly and changed the way we shape and imagine our belonging to the Church. But there is an additional element to consider – the impact of these new Read more

People before buildings, says Cardinal Tagle Comments 0

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

People and how they are shaped in faith and not buildings make up the strength of the Catholic Church says Cardinal Luis Tagle. Those with the gift of listening are the biggest gift of all, he said. Tagle, the newly appointed congregation head for the Evangelisation of Peoples was speaking with clergy and laity at Read more

Pope wants listening Church with right view of hierarchy Comments 0

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Pope Francis has called for a Church that listens and learns at every level, but he said this requires the correct view of Church structure. Marking the 50th anniversary of the Synod of Bishops, Francis outlined his vision for a Church that is “synodal” at every level. “A synodal church is a listening church, aware that listening is Read more

Pope slams worldly pastors who don’t listen Comments 0

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Pope Francis has criticised “worldly pastors” who say and do great things, but who do not listen. Preaching on June 25 regarding Jesus’ authoritative teaching, the Pope said there are three things to look for to distinguish true preachers of the Gospel from false prophets. These are: How do they speak, what do they do Read more