The Magi, these great unknowns – Swiss Catholic Portal

The Magi these great unknowns – Swiss Catholic Portal

Everything, everything, everything, you will know everything about the mages! Who are these mysterious characters actually? How did the tradition develop around these Magi presented in the Gospel of Matthew and become essential santons in our Christmas cribs? Sophie Dnewspaper Sunday If the historicity of the Magi is uncertain, it nevertheless corresponds to the well-attested … Read more

Heroes and witches haunt the Swiss National Museum – Swiss Catholic Portal

Heroes and witches haunt the Swiss National Museum – Swiss

Devil, witches and agents of the Good God have made an appointment in Zurich, in these winter nights, for new sarabands or fights between supernatural forces. Since December 16, 2022, the National City Museum has hosted an exhibition entitled Alpine legends. It depicts some fantastic stories that still haunt our Swiss Alps and which are … Read more

Sunday Gospel: Wonderful Joseph! – Swiss Catholic portal

Sunday Gospel Wonderful Joseph – Swiss Catholic portal

Who among us does not, one morning or another, experience waking up still completely inhabited by the dream of the night? A few snippets or an incongruous story wander in our still sleepy memory. And the interpretation of dreams by psychoanalysts has a bright future ahead of it! But the Bible also speaks to us … Read more

The ‘Manuscript of the Six Ages of the World’: an amazing parchment – ​​Swiss Catholic Portal

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Astonishing in its format, fascinating in its content and intriguing in its history, the Manuscript of the Six Ages of the World, preserved in Sion, had everything to attract the attention of historians. After more than three years of deciphering, translation, analysis and research, the 14th century work is now presented to the general public … Read more

Catholic groups criticize Disney’s ‘pro-LGBT’ turn – Swiss Catholic Portal

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Disney has openly encouraged the acceptance of minorities, especially sexual minorities, in its entertainment activities for several years. An approach that provoked an outcry from conservative Catholic movements, particularly in Africa. On March 28, 2022, Disney Group President Karey Burke expressed to her employees her wish to see more LGBTQ and racial minority characters in … Read more

Homily of November 27, 2022, Advent 1 – (Mt 24, 37-44) – Swiss Catholic Portal

Homily of November 27 2022 Advent 1 – Mt 24

Father Côme Traoré – Notre-Dame Basilica, Geneva Dear friends, The universal Church begins, on this Sunday, the season of Advent; in other words, the time of preparation for the coming in glory of Jesus the Lord of history and time; he who returns to establish the reign of justice and peace which he never ceased … Read more

Sunday, November 20, 2022 – Catholic Church in France

Sunday November 20 2022 Catholic Church in France

SECOND READING – letter of Saint Paul to the Colossians 1,12-20 Brothers,12 give thanks to God the Fatherwho made you capableto share in the inheritance of the saintsin the light.13 Delivering us from the power of darkness,he has placed us in the kingdom of his beloved Son,14 in him we have the redemption,the forgiveness of … Read more

Homily of November 6, 2022 (Lk 20, 27-38) – Swiss Catholic Portal

Homily of November 6 2022 Lk 20 27 38 – Swiss

Canon Olivier Roduit – Basilica of the Abbey of Saint-Maurice This Sunday, the Church speaks to us of resurrection. A theme that I found difficult to approach calmly during a sermon. However, when I mentioned my difficulties in writing this homily, the radio journalist answered me by gently provoking me: “If the Church does not … Read more