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Fr. Matthew Charlesworth, S.J.


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Offering my day to your will Daily offering Published on 17 Feb 2019 A woman walking down some steps

Here I am Lord, I come to do your will. I offer this day to you in love and thanks, with all its ups and down.

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Pope Francis and the Bishops united in the Synod Hall. // Vatican Media

Despicable abuses of sex and power by clergy surface widely at this time. To address this scourge, Pope Francis has ordered 100 of the world’s bishops to come to the Vatican for a summit on sexual abuse, from 21-24 February 2019. For Anthony Egan SJ, a priest and moral theologian, bishops will need to commit themselves to a policy of "zero-tolerance" and “to re-examine sexuality, gender and power” within the Church, if they are to retain any credibility.

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Fr Sylvester David OMI has been appointed to lead the Oblate School of Theology in the USA. He will be the first African to hold the top post at the US institution. Matthew Charlesworth SJ spoke to him ahead of his move to the USA to take up this important work. Fr Sylvester David OMI has been appointed President of the Oblate School of Theology (OST) in San Antonio, Texas, USA. David, at present the Vicar General of the Archdiocese […]

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