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Being a pacifist in a world of guns

June 24th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Gospels tell us that after King Herod died, an angel appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, telling him: “Get up! Take the Child and His Mother and go to the land of Israel, for those seeking the Child’s life are now dead.” (Matthew 2, 19-20). The angel, it would seem, spoke prematurely, the Child, the Infant-Christ, was still in danger, is still in danger, is still mortally threatened, and is still being tracked down, right to this day. God still lies vulnerable and helpless in our world and is forever under attack. All forms of violence, of ... continue reading.

Sensitivity and suffering

June 10th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.

10 jesus-cross

Faith and fear

May 27th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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