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With emotive messages and invitations to peace, unity, justice and reconciliation, Pope Francis agitated five-day agenda for Colombia ended. He was present in the cities of Bogota, Medellin, Villavicencio and Cartagena. The Pope began his tour on 7 September in the streets of Bogota encouraging the Colombian people not to lose courage and not to…

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From April 29, 1993 to June 14, 2017 Mgr Marcuzzo has been in charge of the area of ​​Galilee, as titular Bishop of Emmaus and patriarchal Vicar of Jerusalem for the Latins in Israel. A learned person with a broad general culture, in the years 1977-1980 studied dogmatic theology at the Pontifical Lateran University and…

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Three weeks after the attacks to the Coptic minority, the head of the Catholic Church visits Cairo (Friday 28 and Saturday 29 April) as «Friend, Messenger of Peace and Pilgrim». Egypt has warmly welcomed Pope Francis. The first day of the Pope’s visit was extremely dense. In fact, he met with President Sissi, with the…

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On Friday, April 28, the Holy Father will arrive in Cairo shortly after noon. This will be the second time he will meet with the President, Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, who was received by the Pope on Monday, November 24, 2014, five months after his arrival in power. During this visit, the Pope expressed his wish…

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Since a few years back it has been accustom at the Pilgrim Center to live moments of fraternity and prayer within the strong times of the liturgical year. This year, a pilgrimage has been organized to Jerusalem in order to live closer the passion and resurrection of Christ. It has been an intimate moment of…

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During the days 2nd, 3rd and 4th of March 2017, we celebrated the first cultural encounter between The Imelda-Institute of Brussels and The Carmel High School of Haifa, which belongs to The Discalced Carmelite Order. The purpose of this meeting was to teach these young students from both cities (Brussels-Haifa) about the participatory communication that…

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«The unity of Christians is an essential requirement of our faith», said Pope Francis on the occasion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. «Unity is not the result of our human efforts, or the product of ecclesiastical diplomacy, but is a gift from heaven». As he explained, «we are not able to come…

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On December 20 Pope Francis appointed Fr Gregory Homeming O.C.D as the sixth Bishop of Lismore (NSW, Australia). The Anglo-Irish Province rejoices in this honour bestowed on one of its members. Born in Sydney on 30 May 1958, to a Australian Chinese family, Fr Greg completed his primary education in Shepparton, Victoria and secondary school…

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