- May 30, 2020
Although a ‘Yes’ vote is likely on Oct. 2, Colombians remain deeply divided over a peace agreement reached in Havana between the government and the guerrillas. In an exclusive interview for Crux, the Colombian bishops’ number two explains why bishops are not telling people which way to vote — only that they must.
Julio Quintana’s new film, “The Vessel,” chronicles the story of small Latin American town a decade after the loss of almost 50 schoolchildren in a tsunami. The film is deeply symbolic and raises significant questions regarding suffering, the bonds of family, and belief.
Italian Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, tapped by Pope Francis to head the Pontifical Academy for Life, has published a new book on death — insisting that a life lived without thinking about death and the dying isn’t fully human.
As the elderly population in many societies around the world explodes, a trend demographers sometimes call the ‘Grayby Boom,’ the Catholic bishops of Australia are insisting that the challenges aren’t merely economic and related to production, but are ultimately about the human dignity of aging persons.
Both as a humanitarian gesture and also as a strategy for dealing with Europe’s refugee crisis, the government of Hungary is creating a new department to assist persecuted Christians in the Middle East with an initial budget of $3.35 million.