We live in a society in which admitting one’s own sins is seen as a sign of weakness.
Europe as the continent most exposed to the gospel over time and intensity, yet more recently also shaped by the abandonment of the gospel.
We too feel picked up by the scruffs of our necks by the same God of Abraham.
“Christians should be prepared to argue for positions which advance the international common good even at the apparent expense of their national interests”, Dr Jonathan Chaplin said in Amsterdam (May 8-9).
A study in 15 European cities confirmed the existence of socioeconomic inequalities in many of the main causes of mortality.