The Light of Faith: Vatican Cricket Tour 2016

The Light of Faith: Vatican Cricket Tour 2016

In September 2016, St Peter’s Cricket Club (otherwise and often known as the Vatican XI) undertook their second British tour with both ecumenical and interfaith objectives high on the agenda. The 2016 tour included not just the now traditional matches against an Archbishop of Canterbury XI but a series of games against Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist and Sikh opponents. Isabella Jacobs, one of our young parishioners, posed some questions to the Vatican team.

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Amoris Laetitia: A Summary

Amoris Laetitia: A Summary

Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love), has already elicited a deep variety of responses. Voices from both the ‘too little’ and ‘too much’ perspectives remind us that he has not changed Church teaching. For the past three years, Pope Francis has not let us stop talking about doctrine. In The Joy of Love, the Holy Father continues to ask all members of the Church to speak boldly, without fear. We are called to admit that the Church is a place where real people work and fail, find mercy and work again.

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