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Festas religiosas no Grande Sertão – parte 2

Publicado por Padre Joao Delco Mesquita Penna
Data da publicação: 07/06/2018

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Festas religiosas no Grande Sertão – parte I

Publicado por Padre Joao Delco Mesquita Penna
Data da publicação: 29/05/2018

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Sao Romao, 300 years of faith – Part III

Publicado por Padre Joao Delco Mesquita Penna
Data da publicação: 13/07/2015

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Sao Romao, 300 years of faith – Part II

Publicado por Padre Joao Delco Mesquita Penna
Data da publicação: 07/07/2015

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Sao Romao, 300 years of faith – Part I

Publicado por Padre Joao Delco Mesquita Penna
Data da publicação: 25/06/2015

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At Dom Geraldo , tenderly

Publicado por Padre Joao Delco Mesquita Penna
Data da publicação: 15/06/2015

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Priesthood and Politics – Part 4 – Politics in the Gospels

Publicado por Padre Joao Delco Mesquita Penna
Data da publicação: 20/08/2012

The Gospels teach us that Lord Jesus of Nazareth was condemned to death in a plot contrived by the political, economic and religious powers of his time. During Jesus’ lifetime, the political parties were also religious: the same law organized worship to the one God and the political life of the people. Each party defended a different program according to its interests. Jesus adopted a critical attitude towards the abuse of p...

Priesthood and Politics – Part 3 – Risks and Opportunities

Publicado por Padre Joao Delco Mesquita Penna
Data da publicação: 13/08/2012

  In this electoral process of 2012, many bishops have already announced the sanctions of priests who defy the institution for presenting their names to community choice, becoming candidates for an elective office. This reveals a closed-mindedness of the church as an institution. To suspend the priestly ministries of those priests running for political office, while tolerating professional politicians who use the ecclesia...