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From Pope Francis

  • Laudato si'

    ENCYCLICAL LETTER LAUDATO SI’ OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS ON CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME Full text 1. “LAUDATO SI’, mi’ Signore” – “Praise be to you, my Lord”. In the words of this beautiful canticle, Saint Francis of Assisi reminds us that our common home is like a sister with whom we share our life and a beautiful mother who opens her arms to embrace us. “Praise be to you, my Lord, through our Sister, Mother Earth, who sustains and governs us, and who produces various fruit with coloured flowers and herbs”.[1] 2. This sister now cries out to us because of the harm we have inflicted on... Read more

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In this part of our website, we offer our Members and Consultors the opportunity to take part in the life of the Dicastery through digital media. In this space we will publish testimonies, reflections and papers from Members and Consultors in relation to the Dicastery’s activities and research.... Read more


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Woman section: topic of the month

  • The ‘hidden power’ of manual work

    Martine Gilsoul Doctor in Educational Sciences, Emmanuel Community ‘The guards were of various types. Some were terrible, like Captain Poljakov, who would fly into a rage if he saw a flower embroidered on the uniform, but there were also some human ones.’1 Kommunella Markman recalls the years passed in the gulag camp with a certain positive viewpoint, surprisingly, convinced that her experience gave her the possibility of truly knowing humanity: ‘You can never believe that you have understood... Read more

Directory of associations: today we introduce

World Organisation of the Cursillo Movement

World Organisation of the Cursillo Movement

OFFICIAL NAME World Organisation of the Cursillo Movement   ACRONYM OMCC (Organismo Mundial de Cursillos de Cristiandad)   ESTABLISHED 1980   HISTORY OMCC was established as an organisation to coordinate the Cursillos de... Read more

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