Church in Africa

“The bishops of Africa are prophetic in reminding us that the role of the Church is to transform the culture, not to be transformed by the culture.”  Here is an interview I had with Catholic News Service about the Church in Africa during the Synod—they inspire me!



2 Responses to “Church in Africa”

  1. Ellen Penar says:

    “Thou shall not commit Adultery” – GOD’s Commandment
    Ex 20:14 ; Deut 5:18.

    “Thou shall not covet thy Neighbor’s wife” – GOD’s Commandment Ex 20:17 ; Deut 5.20.

    Teachings of JESUS about divorce and remarriage – Mk 10:6-12; Mt 5:32.

    Teaching of JESUS about adultery, mercy, and required repentance – “Go and Sin NO more” Jn 8:11.

    Teaching about homosexual acts:
    Gen 19:1-29; Rom 1:24-27; 1 Cor 6:10; 1 Tim 1:10; Jude 1:7

    St Paul – 1 Cor 11:27-30 about condemnation for receiving Holy Communion unworthily.

    CCC: ” 81 Sacred Scripture is the speech of God as it is put down in writing under the breath of the Holy Spirit.
    And [Holy] Tradition transmits in its ENTIRETY the Word of God which has been entrusted to the apostles by Christ the Lord and the Holy Spirit.
    It transmits it to the successors of the apostles so that, enlightened by the Spirit of truth, they may faithfully preserve, expound and spread it abroad by their preaching. “

  2. Ursula says:

    This is an excellent video and you said some excellent things….and you spoke TRUTH, especially about those of us in the West. I just hope that you can listen to yourself on this one. I LOVE the African Synod Fathers!!! THEY are MY hope! I also hope that I can live through Pope Francis.