Time online: Friday 26 June 2020
- Gabriel Salguero’s reflection on xenophilia in Sojourners archive remains apposite as this Sunday brings us to Matthew 10:37–42.
- The former bishop Diocese of Broken Bay, David Walker, is among those engaging in a Lectio Reflection on 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Matthew 10:37–42.
- The Jesuits in Britain invite all to weekly Zoom meditations as part of the Imagine series led by Steve Hoyland and Iona Reid-Daglish.
- Why wear a mask? The National Catholic Reporter proposes that, for Catholics, wearing a mask is an expression of true freedom.
- As churches prepare to reopen, UK bishops outline ‘new normal’ for Masses.
- Messenger Publications marks the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’: On Care for our Common Home with the launch of Dermot Lane’s perspective on Laudato Si’.
- Camellia Moses Okpodu says that Pope Francis’ “words appear driven not only by scripture but by good and decent common sense” in National Catholic Reporter’s Earthbeat.
- The Vatican is pushing for rethink of financial system post-Covid while Global Networks of Ignatian advocacy continue to assess the situation of migrants and the most disadvantaged.
- Even as Coronavirus spirals in Latin America, the Madrid hearings in the trial of man accused of planning Jesuit murders is hoped to be a benefit for El Salvador and a step in the process of reconciliation.
- The second revision of the General Catechetical Directory also includes expanded sections on catechesis tailored for migrants and refugees, for immigrants and for people who are incarcerated: Catechesis is about a relationship, not just information, Vatican says
- A British Jesuit is ‘thoroughly surprised’ to have an asteroid named after him.