Cardinal Michael Czerny, SJ

Cardinal Michael Czerny S.J. was the Founding director of the African Jesuit AIDS Network 2002-2010, and is now Under-Secretary, Migrants and Refugees Section, https://migrants-refugees.va/


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    "Paraphrasing Pope Francis’s homily on the first day of the new year, 2021 will be a good year only if we start taking care of each other and of our common home. "...

    ?Pope Francis has published a new thoughtful document - a letter addressed to all faithful and even to all men and women of good faith - on human fraternity. We asked one of his close collaborators, Cardinal Michael Czerny SJ, to tell us about the meaning of this major document"....

    Recently, Cardinal Czerny - along with other Jesuits - was asked to write about courage. His article is today's post....

    "Martyrdom is the grace with which God seals and accepts a whole life of often ordinary, hidden commitment, service, and transforms it into the root meaning of the word “martyr”: - witness." ...

    "Pope Francis shows compassion for people’s real fears – and he includes the fears both of local communities and of migrants; the fears of one group should not be played off against the fears of another more vulnerable group."...

    "On 16 November 1989, six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter were assassinated on the campus of the University of Central America (UCA) in San Salvador, as ordered by the country’s High Command. "...

    "For the feast if St Ignatius last year, the Bishop of Oakland, Michael Barber S.J., invited me to preach the traditional sermon. The Mass took place in the magnificent Cathedral of Christ the Light. This beautiful ultra modern yet classical edifice is really worth beholding, via internet and especially in person. Here are some thoughts I shared:"...

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