- Sep 25, 2020
As the world reels from the COVID-19 pandemic, the poorest nations are suffering another problem: Crippling debt that has become nearly impossible to pay after the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus crisis.
Catholics actually love to gripe about boring homilies, so much so that a 2019 book titled The Crisis of Bad Preaching called “hollow, vacuous preaching” perhaps “the most common complaint of Catholics around the world.”
In the ancient world, the single most popular mark of the Christian in common society was the believer’s willingness to forgive. It was mercy that was the predominant synonym for Christian.
Andrea Tornielli, the Vatican’s new editorial director, says the pope’s summit on clerical sexual abuse is not a meeting of experts or technicians, but of pastors.
Robert Enright, a Catholic who teaches at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, and who pioneered what’s today known as “forgiveness science” discusses his work.
Dr. Seuss’s ‘Horton Hear a Who’ teaches lessons of forgiveness to children in post-conflict Northern Ireland.