Called to Compassion Regarding At the End of Life, by Thomas A. Shannon (2/18): Although not a theologian, doctor or hospice caregiver, I have been a primary decision maker for my mother, father and mother-in-law for end-of-life medical issues. In all three cases we came to a unanimous family decisi
Pope Meets With Jesuit Delegates Pope Benedict XVI asked the Jesuits to continue to be pioneers in dialogue, theological research and work for justice, but insisted that they also must make clear their faith and their acceptance of the teachings of the Catholic Church. “The church needs you,
As both an astronomer and a Jesuit Guy Consolmagno is well situated and qualified to comment on places where faith and science interact He does not explain the title of his latest book God 8217 s Mechanics anywhere in the text but clearly implies that scientists and engineers study figure out
Local and international observers quote a popular saying to characterize the current postelection crisis in Kenya: “When two elephants fight, the grass suffers.” For us in Kenya this is not just a quaint figure of speech. It aptly describes the catastrophe that has rocked the country sin
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