Church News

Chinese priests do not need to register with government, Vatican says

(CNA) The Vatican issued new guidance for priests and bishops in mainland China on Friday, addressing government requirements that clergy register with the Communist government.
Publish date: 2019 - 7 - 4

Pope Francis: Egypt is a sign of hope

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis recalled his recent visit to Egypt, saying that given its rich biblical and cultural history, the country is a sign of hope, and has a special role to play in brokering peace in the Middle East.
Publish date: 2017 - 5 - 4

Fr. Joseph Zhang Wenxi on the Church in China

We often hear news about the Church in China through the media. However, it is difficult for us to determine the accuracy of such information. Fountain of Grace invited Fr. Joseph Zhang Wenxi to share with us the current developments of the Church in China.
Publish date: 2016 - 11 - 12

St. Paul’s Basilica Deconstructed

St. Paul's Basilica is the original parish in the Archdiocese of Toronto. It is one of the churches that has been selected to have a Door of Mercy. Fountain of Grace will take a closer look at this historical church and its magnificent architecture.
Publish date: 2016 - 1 - 16

Footprints of Mercy

On this week's "Love and Life", we will introduce the "Mercy of Footprints" website (hyperlink), which will give us some resources to help us live out the spirit of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. On the website you will find the Jubilee Year of Mercy prayers, Holy Door locations and some pieces of reflections. Later, we will also have Evangelizing through Cantonese Opera's Mr. Wilson Kwong and Cantonese Opera teacher Ms. Ines Cheang discuss the distinctive characteristics of Cantonese Opera, including the process of putting on makeup, how to distinguish between different masks and the varieties of costumes.
Publish date: 2016 - 1 - 16

Jubilee Year of Mercy

On this week's "Love and Life", we will introduce the Jubilee Year of Mercy announced by Pope Francis, its origins, the significance of 'Jubilee years' and the meaning behind the opening of 'Holy Doors'.
Publish date: 2015 - 12 - 12

Pope Francis: Mercy can contribute to the building of a more human world

(CNA/EWTN News) The day after opening the Holy Year of Mercy, Pope Francis dedicated his general audience remarks to answering the question of why he called for a jubilee on the subject, saying the primary reason is simply because it’s needed.
Publish date: 2015 - 12 - 9

The Pope (2) – The Successor of St. Peter

Pope Francis is like a breath of fresh air to many. His humility is strongly related to the Jesuit formation he received. At this current age, besides leading the universal Church, what role does the Pope play in the world? Fountain of Love and Life had invited guests with different backgrounds to explore this topic.
Publish date: 2013 - 4 - 28

The Pope – Vicar of Christ on Earth

When Pope emeritus Benedict XVI resigned, media attention around the globe focused on Vatican's pope election and later on the newly elected Pope Francis. Why is there a pope? And how influential is he in the world? Fountain of Love and Life invited guests with different backgrounds to join our discussion on this topic.
Publish date: 2013 - 4 - 21