News Archive

Thanksgiving Celebration and Dedication to Bp. Joseph Grech

March 24, 2011. A special Eucharistic Celebration of thanksgiving was held to give glory to God for all the blessings received during 2010, and in memory of our beloved Bishop Joseph Grech. Holy Mass was presided over by His Eminence Cardinal Stanislaw Rylko, President of the Pontifical Council for the Laity.

Homily at the Solemn Pontifical Requiem Mass for Bishop Joseph Grech

January 6, 2011. At three o’clock on the afternoon of 28 December – the hour of the Lord’s own death – Joseph Angelo Grech, sixth Bishop of Sandhurst, breathed his last.

ICCRS and the CCR mourns the passing of Bishop Joe

December 28, 2010. It was with deep sadness that we received the news about the untimely passing of Bishop Joe (Most Reverend Joseph Angelo DD Grech) Bishop of Sandhurst, Australia

Holy Father’s praise to Cardinal Cordes

December 12, 2009. Your Eminence, Cardinal Cordes! Dear Friend! In the volume of studies in your honor, on the occasion of your 75th birthday, I wanted to be present, at least with a word of thanks and benediction. I no longer remember when we first met. I had some idea of you through your articles in the journal “Communio” in the 1970s, when the review had just been founded.

Michelle Moran invited to participate in the Synod of Bishops

October 2, 2008. It was with great joy, that as President of ICCRS, I received an invitation from Pope Benedict XVl to be an auditor at the Xll Ordinary General Assembly, Synod of Bishops. The theme of the Synod, “The Word of God in the Life and Mission of the Church”, is one that is very close to each of us in the Charismatic Renewal.

New Charismatic Members and Consultors for the Pontifical Council for the Laity

October 1, 2008. On the 24th April, 2008, the Holy Father Benedict XVI appointed as members of the Pontifical Council for the Laity Michelle Moran, president of ICCRS and Matteo Calisi, president of the Catholic Fraternity of Charismatic Covenant Communities and Fellowships as consultors: Moyses de Azevedo, founder of the Shalom Comunity in Brasil and Salvatore Martinez, president of Renewal in the Holy Spirit in Italy.

New book: A sign of hope for all people

May 1, 2005. A booklet quoting a number of passages fro Pope John Paul II's addresses to the CCR.

Fr Tom Forrest honoured by Holy Father Pope John Paul II

November 1, 2003. On 22nd June 2003 Fr Tom Forrest CSSR, received the following award from His Holiness Pope John Paul II. “The Sovereign Pontiff John Paul II has chosen Rev. Fr Thomas Forrest for the decoration of the August Cross, Pro Ecclesia et Pontificia.

Instruction on Prayers for Healing is defended

January 1, 2001. The recent publication of the “Instruction on Prayers for Healing” by the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has stirred up public opinion due to the arbitrary interpretation by some of the mass media.

Publication of the book “Then Peter stood up...”

March 1, 2000. The year 2000 is the opportune time for the publication of this book. It collects what the Church has said and written, in the person of the Holy Father, about the Catholic Charismatic Renewal over the last thirty years.
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