“Faith is the heart of the pilgrim, every pilgrim, the pilgrim’s modus operandi. Faith is our yes to what we know; but even more, it is our yes to what we don’t know—to all that is to come,” writes Matt Malone, S.J., in a homily he delivered in Ireland.
Kevin Spinale, S.J., the moderator of the Catholic Book Club, led discussions of two very different books this spring and summer. The first, 'Catholic Modern,' by James Chappel, is a heady look at how the church remade itself at a time of social and political upheaval. The second, 'Say Nothing,' by
The Troubles in Northern Ireland were worsened by the failure to build social bridges between Protestants and Catholics, write Joseph M. Brown and Gordon McCord. The lesson applies to divisions in our own time.
An ecumenical group of church leaders in Northern Ireland have come together to protest the British government's edict for a more liberal abortion rights law to be applied in the province.
The Troubles in Northern Ireland were fought mainly by children—young men and women from Northern Ireland and young British soldiers from other parts of the United Kingdom.