Twenty meters above the splendid cosmatesque pavement of the Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo’s brushstrokes can be admired up close — the Maestro’s imprints left in the plaster. Vatican News takes you on a unique visit with the Vatican Museums’ technicians and restoration workers.
"How much of ourselves is made up of ego?" questioned Bindu, a senior manager of Infosys and a known blog writer. She expressed a desire to know how much of ourselves is made up of ego. Bindu responded to the author's write-up on Radio Veritas Asia titled 'Know thyself' and join the chorus 'Laudato si.' The author offers a response below.
The Church in Asia as a whole is due for a long haul in terms of securing full attendance once churches reopen, though when that would happen is a huge question mark. Would bishops and liturgists, in the meanwhile, scrupulously oversee the removal of all the newfangled distractive liturgical anomalies discussed below?
In a poetic-prose style, Fr. Ittoop reflects on the elements of nature we are part of, like fire, earth, water, space, and air. The call to know thyself echoes a call to praise God. 'Know thyself' and join the chorus 'Laudato si'
Yes, we feel death of every friend diminishes us. How to we maintain our humanity and grow out of these dark days? We need to cry at the loss. Since we have love, our hearts are broken. To shed tears is the ultimate sanctity of human relationships. Jesus wept at his friend Lazaro’s death.