How a trade deal being brokered between Europe and India could cut off the developing world's supply of cheap medicines.
Each new day seems to bring several new twists to the Pope/condom story, so let’s look at what’s happening now...
The international media claimed a" revolutionary change" ; "Catholic Church does a u-turn" and" Pope condones condom use". The headlines were a result of "Light of the World: The Pope, the Church and the Signs of the Times", a book-length interview by German journalist Peter Seewald. How did the media get the content of the interview so entirely wrong? And more importantly, why wasn't the original text examined before these claims were made? Take a look at this article from Catholic Communications, Archdiocese of Sydney, for more!
The Pope’s new book should not be reduced to one remark the pontiff makes about condoms, according to a leading Vatican official. “Reducing the entire interview to one phrase removed from its context and from the entirety of Benedict XVI's thought would be an offense to the Pope's intelligence and a gratuitous manipulation of his words,” said Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization.
In this video, Fr. Robert Barron talks about the Vatican's move to embrace New Media in the 21st century, including the impact of YouTube on evangelisation!
The film 'There Be Dragons' is about the life of St Josemaria, founder of Opus Dei. Watch this interview with the film's producer to find out more about this historic project, and what we can expect from the film.
The Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Social Communication at the Vatican, Mgr Paul Tighe, visits the Archdiocese of Sydney. In this 3rd video, Mgr Tighe talks about how the Pope has adapted to the new technology and how the Vatican in general needs to use the new digital media while still maintaining the church's main goals.
Eureka Street reviews the first half of the final instalment of the film series based on J. K. Rowling's phenomenal fantasy book series, Harry Potter.
Father Robert Barron is a well-known author and public speaker who has pioneered new efforts in the Catholic Church's outreach with a global media ministry: He's gained a worldwide audience through his website: wordonfire.org. His podcasts and blogs range from topics on movies and books to questions of Catholicism in today's world.
The world of social media might seem like a fad, but it's not going away. In fact, it's a "digital continent," with natives, immigrants -- and in need of missionaries! Are you willing to take up the challenge?
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