The Franciscans of the Bronx, “angels” of the outskirts – Swiss Catholic Portal

The Franciscans of the Bronx angels of the outskirts –

The ‘Franciscans of the Renewal’, nicknamed ‘Franciscans of the Bronx’, are at the service of the underprivileged populations of the big cities. Two of them, Raphaël and Angelo, gave their testimony to the Metanoia festival, in St-Maurice (VS). “Liam* had a criminal record as long as his arm,” recalls Angelo. When he came to the … Read more

Brigitte of Sweden: a mystic in the heart of the powerful – Swiss Catholic Portal

Brigitte of Sweden a mystic in the heart of the

The secular Saint Bridget of Sweden marked Europe in the 14th century. His birthday, July 23, is an opportunity to return to an unknown figure with an exceptional temperament and destiny. Founder of the Order of the Most Holy Savior, known as the “Brigittines”, nicknamed the “Sybille of the North” for her many visions, her … Read more

“The Witch Hunt Has Developed Like Fake News” – Swiss Catholic Portal

The Witch Hunt Has Developed Like Fake News – Swiss

Recent steps aim to rehabilitate witches and wizards executed in past centuries. A rather positive movement, according to the Vaudois medievalist Martine Ostorero, but which must be accompanied by a deeper understanding of the phenomenon of witch hunts, and an awareness that these mechanisms are still relevant. A Bill in the Scottish Parliament should be … Read more