- Jan 25, 2020
Whenever the voiceless and vulnerable — those whose moral value is inconvenient to recognize — are violently discarded, the Church is called to stand for the least among us.
The degree to which humanity is willing to listen and to live the message of mercy in both devotions is the degree to which there will be peace in one’s heart, and peace in the world.
At a recent Congressional hearing on India convened by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. several top U.S. Senators voiced their concern over religious freedom in India, just ahead of a trip by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s to the United States. The hearing also came barely three months after thirty-four leading U.S.
It’s no secret that the off-the-cuff remarks of Pope Francis often generate more news than long, labored-over prepared texts. We tend to like our leaders, popes included, to come off as unfiltered, unhandled and unplugged. At a recent meeting of the Superiors General of Religious Women in Rome when asked
Developed in the fifth century A.D. by St. Augustine, the doctrine of a “just war” empowers rulers to wage war only as a last resort to confront grave wrongs. As Augustine wrote: “Peace should be the object of your desire; war should be waged only as a necessity.” Later, the