EN | IT | FR – A parish church on a summer morning. It is almost empty. Only a few people who went to church to bring the world in their prayer. We imagine them elderly, like the priest who presides over the assembly. Born in 1930, ordained a priest in 1958, Father Jacques Hamel has dedicated his life to proclaiming hope, never seeking honors. He still services with humility, like many other priests “in active retirement”. The result, this brutal irruption of barbarism, we refuse to describe.
EN | IT | FR – Interview with Msgr. André Marceau, Bishop of Nice, who was on the seafront in Nice a few hours before the attack that caused 84 deaths. The bishop announces that the Church will organize several moments of prayer in the Cathedral Friday, July 15th to collect “the cries of sorrow” of those who desire it.
EN | IT |FR – The statements of the president of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (Comece), Cardinal Reinhard Marx, and of the president of the Council of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Europe (Ccee), cardinal Péter Erdő
EN | IT | FR – Lord, disarm them. And disarm us as well.- Prayer for peace in the spirit of Tibhirine, written by Frère Dominique Motte, of the Dominican convent of Lille, after the attacks in Paris (13 November 2015).
EN | IT | FR – Here is the message of the presidency of Ccee (Council of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Europe) about the terrorist attacks in Paris.