in his 5 May general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on prayer, speaking about contemplative prayer.
Daniel Arasa has recently been appointed by Pope Francis as a consultant to the Dicastery for Communication in the Holy See. He speaks about his work as a professional communicator in the Church.
In the early hours of April 16-17, 2021, Alvaro de Pedroso Siqueira, a young supernumerary of Opus Dei, died from Covid in São Paulo, Brazil. Testimonies soon began arriving from many friends who testified to how Alvaro had helped them come closer to God.
Focusing on the surprising story of Irene Kalpas, Pablo Perez, Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Navarra, talks about how the history of Opus Dei can be told through each of the persons who have found their path to God in this institution of the Catholic Church.
In his 14 April general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on prayer, speaking about "The Church, teacher of prayer."
The Minerva publishing firm (1943-1946) was the first cultural initiative begun by faithful of Opus Dei. It was launched with great enthusiasm, under the direct encouragement of Saint Josemaría. The historical researcher Mercedes Montero recounts the origin and evolution of this project.