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Pope Questions ‘Just War’ Doctrine

Pope Francis’ new encyclical spends only six paragraphs on the Church’s doctrine on ‘just war,’ but Fratelli Tutti might have upended the entire teaching on the subject.

Relationship Leads to Peace

Three themes in Fratelli Tutti–fraternitas, building bridges, and peacemaking–indicate the influence of St. Francis of Assisi in the latest encyclical of Pope Francis.

Vision to Heal a Broken World

Pope Francis sets out a vision for a new kind of politics in an encyclical that tackles a rising tide of “myopic” nationalism and moves the Church a step closer to a complete rejection of war.

A Cry for Liberation

There is a plethora of motives for the veneration of the image of the suffering Christ. For some devotees, it means a pious exercise of atonement, while for others it is a simple heartfelt…

Faith, Milagro, and Gratitude

The Traslacion is held every January 9 on the feast of the Black Nazarene. It is a spectacular and even scary mammoth, with a seven-kilometer long procession attracting between a million to 1.5…

A Question of Quiapo Faith

Even though the grand procession of the image of the Black Nazarene has been canceled this year due to coronavirus, the devotion to the centuries-old icon of Jesus Christ is unique in the world. Prof.…

Christmas in South Korea

Christianity is relatively new to Asia, but today about 30% of the South Korean population is Christian. Therefore, Christmas (Sung Tan Jul) is celebrated by Christian Korean families and is also a…

A Deeply Human and Divine God

A missionary in South Korea for the past 30 years shares his personal experience of mission, highlighting not so much what he preached, but what people, the poor and the street have taught him about…

Hope in Challenging Times

It is not easy to believe in a message of joy amidst the agonies of coronavirus that has swept through the world and caused the deaths of hundreds of thousands. In the midst of pain we are urged to…

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