Charismatic Roman-Catholic’s with Pope Francis?
Catholic / Contemporary / History / Spiritual

Charismatic Roman-Catholic’s with Pope Francis?


Charismatic Christian (Whitsun) movements have been a huge challenge for the Roman-Catholic church in Africa, South America and India largely ignored by Europe’s clerical mainstream. I was first made aware of this by Philip Jenkins “The Next Christendom”.  He gives not an entirely optimistic analysis but a profoundly helpful up-to-date eye opener. To me the election of … Continue reading

Rejoice; Jorge Mario Bergoglio the right men and right time – prayers heard
History / Papst Benedikt / Religion

Rejoice; Jorge Mario Bergoglio the right men and right time – prayers heard


The new pope, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now Francis, the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church.  Our prayers are answered – a non-European was elected.  Not Abraxas but Pentecostal is on the Agenda now. A Jesuit who appears spiritual, taking charge, connecting , ascetic, conservative, even holy.  His first appearance was breathtaking. He knows how to run … Continue reading