Wealth is increasingly and unfairly concentrated among a privileged few. Jesus said: “Watch out! Life does not consist in an abundance of possessions”.
Anything that takes your mind off God destroys you.
According to Home for Good, the number of children waiting for adoption in England currently outweighs the number of families waiting by almost 3 to 1.
There is an increasing awareness in Western societies that there is more to reality than what can simply be explained using the categories of science.
If that body was really gone, if Jesus had come back to life, then the matrix of reality is altered; tragedy is not the final result of goodness.
The texture of suffering is changed when we see it and begin to experience it as being redemptive.
John Chrysostom challenged the wealthy and the clergy through his preaching against the the abuses of riches and authority.
Desire itself is not evil, on the contrary, it is a delight in pleasure implanted by an infinitely festive Creator.
“The film offers many lessons for viewers”, Executive producer, Devon Franklin says. He hopes the film “will leave audiences feeling both hopeful and purposeful".
To offer a penetrating and nuanced vision of grace, like Victor Hugo does in Les Misérables, takes an attentive, serene, generous, creative, and skillful pen.
Being secular, or humanist, or atheist, seems to mean saying that you are tolerant or inclusive, when all you actually want to do is erase any trace of Christianity from our midst.
The story of “A High Wind in Jamaica” (Richard Hughes, 1929) might sound like a comedy, but it is in fact a drama of great cruelty, capable of making the skin of most insensitive readers crawl.
The Church should “not be locked inside an institutional box”, says Jaume Llenas. Christians are now in the “margins of culture”, a new missionary context.
Get rid of evil from inside you, or it will finish by conquering you.
We want to do good to others, because God does good to all. It is the natural fruit of our life with God.