|'We showed no care for the little ones,' Pope Francis tells Catholics on sex abuse|
Added: 18.08.2019 19:17 | 3 views | 0 comments
Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the US of decades of misconduct by the Catholic Church.
|Day-VII Architecture: How the Architecture of Polish Churches Developed in a Secular Socialist State|
Added: 17.08.2019 7:00 | 6 views | 0 comments
In the mid-to-late 20th century, a secular, socialist Poland served as the backdrop for the construction of thousands of Catholic churches. In their book , Izabela Cichonska, Karolina Popera, and analyze the paradoxical facets of this architecture born at the intersection of secularity and religion, charting how its development was influenced by liturgical reform, political movements, and the growth of postmodernism. In the excerpted introduction below, the authors unfold this history, touching on the Second Vatican Council, Solidarity, the Iron Curtain, and relation to the development of Day-VII Architecture's ultimately unique postmodern style. The publication has collected photographs of 100 Polish churches built after the year 1945, accompanied by interviews with their architects. To read more about the authors' original Day-VII documentation project, which served as the groundwork for this book, be sure to visit the
|Members of liberal church mount loud protest against new priest who favors traditionalism: 'We are being abused'|
Added: 15.08.2019 20:11 | 9 views | 0 comments
With maracas, tambourines, and posters in hand, some liberal members of a Catholic church in Portland, Ore. protested their new priest, claiming he "abused" them by moving toward traditionalism and away from progressive policies previously implemented in the church.