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Getting the Point: The Parable of the Labourers in the Vinyard

One thing we have to realise often about the parables Jesus tells is that he is not necessarily approving of the behaviour of the lead character in the story, far less adopting the political, economic or social policy which the central figure may be shown to be putting into practice. Jesus might identify God with…

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“The Shack”: An Appraisal

“THE SHACK” –  A BOOK TO READ, THE PLACE TO GO BACK TO! What you call personality and emotion (good and evil), we see as shades of colour and light – Sarayu I don’t blame those who think that after the Bible, the novel “The Shack” is the best faith-guide ever written, in much the…

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U.S. – ‘Trump a Threat to Catholic Values – Catholic Leaders

National Catholic social justice leaders, scholars from nearly two dozen Catholic universities, and several retired officials from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, have endorsed a nationwide open letter to Catholic voters released this week warning that President Trump “flouts core values at the heart of Catholic social teaching.” “The same President who used a…

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Kenya: Fr Patrick Devine SMA Appointed to Council of Tangaza University College

Tangaza College was established in 1986 as a constituent college of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa. It has its roots in the Catholic tradition as planted and nourished in Eastern Africa through the missionary endeavours which spanned the late 19th and entire 20th centuries. Its student body are multi-ethnic, men and women of all…

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‘For the Life of the World’- A Radical Document from the Orthodox Church

Institutional documents are often designed to offend no one and to discourage an attentive reading by outsiders. For the Life of the World is not one of these. It is written with moral passion and worldly savvy. It is radically Christian in its inspiration and argumentation and socially radical in its claims, at once comfortable in modernity…