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On May 16 and 17, 2022, the II Dehonian Social Pastoral Meeting took place in Alfragide, convened by the Provincial Superior of the Portuguese Province of the Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and prepared and coordinated by the Provincial Commission for Justice and Peace and Integrity of Creation
It is not only civilians who are the victims of war; in war everyone loses, even the victors.
Passover changed its content with the resurrection of Christ. Previously, it meant the passage from slavery to the liberation of the Jewish people, but among Christians it became synonymous with the resurrection of Christ.
Two months have passed since the IX General Conference. Some notes from the Dehonian family.
The Vatican again expressed its openness to mediation with a prior agreement on a cease-fire, but there was no response from Russia. The Apostolic Nuncio in Kiev, the Lithuanian Visvaldas Kulbokas, said: "To negotiate, it is necessary to get out of the political-military scheme that leads nowhere; it would be easier if the Catholic and Orthodox Churches joined their efforts for this mediation".
Final Message of the IX General Conference to the SCJ Congregation and the Dehonian Family.
The expansionist model of Putin's Russia and the refusal of the Orthodox Church in Moscow to characterize the military aggression against Ukraine.
In the season of Lent it is useful to retrace, together with the protagonists of the biblical narrative, the impervious and solitary paths of the deserts of the Land of the Holy to draw nourishment for our spiritual life.
The president of Pax Christi in Germany, Heiner Wilmer, Dehonian bishop of Hildesheim, called Russia's military invasion of Ukraine "an evident vulnus of international law and an attack on the European project".
Scripture reflection February 17th (Mk 8:27-33)