Our selection of The Week’s 2nd week of August 2022

In the 2nd week of August Donald Trump managed to get a lot of eyes from the world looking at his ‘telenovella’ or American soap.

Stories the Week brought to you from 2022 May 26 – June 01

Every Thursday the weekly news magazine with editions in the United Kingdom and United States The Week looks at what happened in the previous week and presents a broad spectrum of political viewpoints.

Redeeming Power: Understanding Authority and Abuse in the Church

Speaking into current #MeToo and #ChurchToo conversations, Mrs. Langberg’s book “Redeeming Power: Understanding Authority and Abuse in the Church” shows that the body of Christ desperately needs to understand the forms power takes, how it is abused, and how to respond to abuses of power.

The abuses of priest make Catholics give up their religion

At the end of last century it bothered people the most that bishops, when they found out about abuses by their priests, did not punish the perpetrator but simply transferred him to another place. In Belgium, there was even a very distinguished bishop who made sexual victims himself and when the courts came after him, he hid in France, where he can still live undisturbed today. Such facts made several Catholics leave their religion.

Inculturation today calling for a different attitude

This January the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church told the press he is aware of the fact that the problem of formation today is not easy to deal with: “Daily culture is much richer and conflictual than that which we experienced in our day, years ago. Our culture was simpler and more ordered. InculturationContinue reading “Inculturation today calling for a different attitude”

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