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What Makes A Catholic Church A True Basilica

A basilica is an architectural term for a certain style of building. The term basilica comes from a Greek word meaning regal or kingly. Over the centuries the Catholic Church has used basilica in this sense, with the pope granting the title Minor Basilica to a church that has unusual historical significance, or is especially sacred […]Read More

Loved And Welcomed Back To The Catholic Church

Rowena Calleja did not believe in the God she was taught about, the one who had many rules to abide by. At 15 she was done both with God and the Catholic Church. Years later, through the love of a true friend which she met at a metal concert, Rowena discovered that God truly had a […]Read More

Pope Benedict 16th On The Future Of The Church

POPE BENEDICT 16th ON THE FUTURE OF THE CHURCH The Future Of The Church After Crisis: Smaller, More Spiritual, Man’s Home Below are Pope Benedict’s remarks on the future of the Catholic Church broadcasted on a 1969 German radio program and recorded in the book Joseph Ratzinger, Faith and the Future, Ignatius Press, 2009: “The future of the Church can and will […]Read More

Restoring And Rebuilding The Church

This article, written by a Catholic lawyer, describes the negative effects of the shocking crimes that the Catholic Church is experiencing and what the Church needs to do to restore and rebuild herself in order to give a good service. At this time, when much has been spoken and written about the crimes that prominent […]Read More

The Malta Village Festa – It’s Pros And Cons

The strengths and weaknesses of the Malta village festa described by diocesan priest – Jonathan Farrugia and Jesuit father – Paul Chetcuti . The Jesuits in Malta do not have any parishes and therefore are quite outsiders when it comes to festas organisation. On the other hand, Fr Jonathan, himself a festa lover, has experienced the […]Read More

How Can The Local Catholic Churches Have A Spirit Of

In the past few years, we have seen Pope Francis make changes to the luxurious lifestyle associated with Popes, such as: keeping the same pectoral cross as when he was bishop instead of getting a new one, wearing simple shoes, living in an apartment, paying for his new spectacles etc. Fr David Cortis OSA who […]Read More

It’s Hard To Say I’m Catholic When I See Bad

 Josette Vassallo replies… “acknowledge the bad behaviour, forgive and work on your own self-transformation.” Bad examples from Church people “robbed my peace” I empathise with you as I felt the same way years ago. I was criticised and laughed at by my colleagues and friends when I said that I’m a Catholic. They would bombard me […]Read More

Top Pope Francis' Quotes About The Church

TOP POPE FRANCIS’ QUOTES ABOUT THE CHURCH 1. Let’s Be A Welcoming Church  “The Church is called to be the house of the Father, with doors always wide open. One concrete sign of such openness is that our church doors should always be open, so that if someone, moved by the Spirit, comes there looking for […]Read More

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