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UCAN News - May 21

Indian News
Jharkhand priest to appeal conviction over rape
  Jesuit Father Alphonse Aind and five others have been sentenced to life imprisonment.

UCA Asia News - May 21

Cardinal Fernando Filoni highlights evangelization challenges across Asia during visit

Vatican Dossier - May 21

Family & Life Issues

Vatican Organizes International Conference #YestoLife

Caring for Precious Gift of Life in its Frailness

Pope Francis Records Video Message on Archbishop of Canterbury’s Phone

For Global Prayer Campaign ‘Thy Kingdom Come’

Holy Father Lauds Work of Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (PIME)

‘I give thanks to the Lord for the long journey that He has made your Institute undertake in almost 170 years of its foundation…’

Matters India - May 21

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Salary for following Jesus is persecution: Salesian general counselor

By C V Joseph Bengaluru, May 20, 2019: A visiting Salesian official says persecution is part of Christian vocation and that one should deal with the prevailing ‘culture of knife” in the world with patience and ...Read more
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Easter 6 Sunday C - Peace I leave

Michel de Verteuil
General Textual comments
In this second extract from the last discourse of Jesus we see various aspects of the spiritual life being brought out. The aspects are interconnected, but you can look at them separately if you like.

May 20-25: Easter 5th Week: Weekday Reflections

May 20-25: May 20 Monday (St. Bernadine of Sienna, Priest): Jn 14:21-26: 21 He who has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me; and he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.” 22 Judas (not Iscariot) said to him, “Lord, how is it that you will manifest yourself to us, and not to the world?” 23 Jesus answered him, “If a man loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him. 24 He who does not love me does not keep my words; and the word which you hear is not mine but the Father’s who sent me. 25 “These things I have spoken to you, while I am still with you. 26 But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.

UCAN News - May 19

Indian News
Let court decide on conspiracy: Cardinal Alencherry
 Two priests, who had earlier given statements, will soon be asked to appear before the probe team.

Matters India - May 19

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Jesuit priest among six given life imprisonment for gangrape

By Matters India Reporter Ranchi, May 17, 2019: A Jesuit priest and five others were on May 17 given life imprisonment for their involvement in the gangrape of five women nearly a year ago in Jharkhand, ... Read more
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UCA Asia News - May 19

Demand to delay announcing of winners in lieu of a probe into fraud was one priest's personal opinion, they say

Matters India - May 17

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Stephen’s College bans protests, press on campus

New Delhi, May 16, 2019: Controversy continues to dog prestigious St Stephen's College in the national capital. Principal John Varghese on May 16 put out a notice banning any form of protests on campus. It ... Read more
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