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Aims to nurture and inspire our hearts and minds while pondering upon timely themes.

A matter of kindness

The parable of the Good Samaritan embodies universal values of compassion and generosity shared by peoples from all walks of life. Here, below, is a heartwarming story of how the Gospel narrative is…

The cobalt spell

Electronic multinationals are accused of using cobalt from companies employing children, as young as seven years old, working in dangerous conditions. Human rights activists urge these giant…

The Jesuit volunteer

The Virginia lawyer, governor and senator was picked by Hillary Clinton as her running mate to bring American Catholic voters back to Democrats in the November 8 elections. Is he up to the mission?

Jesus is Olchekut-supat!

The liturgy is rich in signs and symbols that can help not only in catechesis and devotion but in attracting non-believers to the Catholic faith. It is in this regard that liturgy can be inculturated…

Learn to forgive

“Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past and is, therefore, the means for correcting our misperceptions.” – Gerald G. Jampolsky, author of…

A boost for Africans

A papal visit to any country is always considered a blessing. But what took place on the eve of November 29, 2015 in Africa has become a unique event in the history of the Catholic Church. For the…

Into the “no man’s land”

A heart filled with passion for service to the young has brought Fr. Vicenzo to go beyond peripheries into the “no man’s land” – the dark corners, inhospitable situations of abuse and exploitation –…

The impact of climate change on the poor

Much has been said and proposed by governments and international organizations to help curb the effects of climate change. And yet there still seems to be a palpable indifference from industries and…

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