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09/10/2012
The World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, an alliance of more than 135 NGOs, bar associations, local authorities and unions, was created in Rome on 13 May 2002. It was founded as a result of the commitment made by the signatories of the Final Declaration of the 1st World Congress Against the... Read more
07/10/2012
With this solemn concelebration we open the thirteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the theme The New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Christian Faith. This theme reflects a programmatic direction for the life of the Church, its members, families, its communities... Read more
14/09/2012
We are happy to announce the inauguration of a new space for Information within the Family: on September 8 a new website for the Congress of the Family will be accessible to all. ALL MEMBERS of the FAMILY of PIERRE BIENVENU NOAILLES Dear all: We are happy to announce the inauguration of a new space... Read more
24/08/2012
Given the serious consequences following the tragic events of the death of peasants and police at Estancia Campos Morombí, with the subsequent decision to impeach the President of the Republic and related to this the implications for the present and the future of the social and political life of... Read more
02/06/2012
The fundamental inspiration of Father Pierre Bienvenu Noailles was to perceive the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph as “the gentle image of the Trinity and seed of the Church”. For him as for every believer, the mystery of the most Holy Trinity is “the” ineffable, unknowable mystery that can... Read more
23/05/2012
AGAINST TRAFFICKING - An English girl, forced into prostitution in Italy, was among the key speakers at an international conference on combating human trafficking hosted by the Pontifical Justice and Peace Council in the Vatican on Tuesday. COMBATTING HUMAN TRAFFICKING AGAINST TRAFFICKING - An... Read more
18/05/2012
As we draw near to World Communications Day 2012, I would like to share with you some reflections concerning an aspect of the human process of communication which, despite its importance, is often overlooked and which, at the present time, it would seem especially necessary to recall. FOR THE 46th... Read more
07/05/2012
May 15 of every year is the U.N International Day of Families. The JPIC office here in Rome wanted to call attention to it this year, so they asked the Holy Family of Bordeaux to provide a prayer to be translated and sent out all over the world. Colleen Moore was happy to do this in our name... Read more
01/05/2012
What was the experience of the participants during this final phase of the session? In what direction was the group moving? After days of deep reflection and mutual listening, the participants prepared to live through the final stage of the session which had two main objectives: THE FINAL STAGE OF... Read more
27/04/2012
During this stage, two days were spent reflecting more deeply on the theme: “Feminine Religious Life” from the perspective of the new world vision. Emphasis was placed on the feminine dimension and we were helped in this reflection by Giselle Gomez. “FEMININE RELIGIOUS LIFE” As the session... Read more
27/04/2012
To begin with, we present an overview of the session as follows: The theme, nature and aim of the session: “Formation for Communion”. Margaret’s opening words helped the participants to open themselves to the newness of the gift of each day and presented to the group the main objective of the... Read more
22/04/2012
Mother Earth is a common expression for the planet Earth in a number of countries and regions, which reflects the interdependence that exists among human beings, other living species and the planet. International Mother Earth Day 22 April Mother Earth is a common expression for the planet Earth in... Read more
20/04/2012
During these days, the group worked on some essential elements of the process of formation – discernment, evaluation and the practice of accompaniment. The Formation Session continues its reflection … DAYS 14,15,16,17 18 During these days, the group worked on some essential elements of the process... Read more
31/03/2012
Neither the power of Rome nor the Temple authorities were willing to let Jesus’ movement continue. His preaching about God was simply dangerous.He did not speak about Tiberius’ empire and simply invited people to seek the kingdom of God and his justice. IDENTIFIED WITH THE VICTIMS Sieger Koeder... Read more
24/03/2012
It is often very difficult to describe one’s experiences. The experience of a life, at least in my case, is very much about what I am living today, in the present moment. It is about articulating what is deepest within me, my relationship with God. When in the presence of God, one can only remain... Read more
22/03/2012
The Executive Committee of ECRL agreed in its meeting in November 2011 to join the other bodies of Religions for Peace in Europe to pay particular attention to water as a challenge to the wellbeing of humanity and Mother Earth. WATER IS LIFE The Executive Committee of ECRL agreed in its meeting in... Read more
20/03/2012
Every autumn reminds me of my vulnerability It carries the truth that life is fragile Every spring reminds me of my joy It brings the truth that there is hope for new life. World Poetry Day CHOOSING LIFE Every autumn reminds me of my vulnerability It carries the truth that life is fragile Every... Read more
07/03/2012
In our first contacts with the people of the district where we are inserted, we felt very welcomed, especially by the women – by Alicia, Zulma, María, Nelly, Nazaré, Mary, Ida...We have had long conversations with them, exchanged addresses and telephone numbers. And we made plenty of time to share... Read more
12/02/2012
Bishop Gunnar Stålsett led an ECRL delegation including Sheikh Ibrahim Mogra, Sister Marian Murcia, Professor Senaid Bülent, Mr. Vakhtang Kipshidze, and General Secretary Stein Villumstad to Kyrgyzstan 19 – 22 December. The visit was a follow up of a January 2011 delegation visit and conference,... Read more
07/02/2012
As we go forth under the banner of the Holy Family, we must have but one heart and one soul, and we must work together to extend the Kingdom of Jesus Christ. Pierre Bienvenu Noailles On 8 February 1861 - 2012 As we go forth under the banner of the Holy Family, we must have but one heart and one... Read more