Buddhists And Christians: Together Fostering Fraternity

Vatican City, April 2014 (VIS) – Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran and Fr. Miguel Angel Ayuso Guixot, M.C.C.J., respectively president and secretary of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, have signed the message that this dicastery sends each year to followers of Buddhism on the festival of Vesakh. Vesakh is the principal Buddhist holy day that commemorates [...]

Fostering Vocations To The Priesthood Is A Constant Challenge For The Church

Vatican City, 25 June 2012 (VIS) – A press conference was held this morning in the Holy See Press Office to present the document “Pastoral Guidelines for Fostering Vocations to Priestly Ministry”. The conference was presented by Cardinal Zenon Grocholewski; Archbishop Jean-Louis Brugues O.P., and Msgr. Angelo Vincenzo Zani, respectively prefect, secretary and under secretary [...]

Fostering love beyond one’s own

(From left) Susanna Daniels, Desiree, Gerard Nonis, Daniel*, Emma*, Emmanuel and Zephen-Sean prepare for family dinner. The eldest Gabriel is currently in National Service camp. Photo by Joyce GanTHOSE WHO DON’T know the Nonis family may find them a strange mix. Gerard is Eurasian, his wife Susanna is African and out of their six children, [...]