Human Trafficking and the Dignity of Work

Human Trafficking and the Dignity of Work

Andrea Vicini, SJ - Brett O'Neill, SJ : La Civiltà Cattolica - Articles

The campaign against human trafficking is one of the most important and urgent global social responsibilities of our time. In order to deal with the exploitation and violence on which trafficking depends and which it promotes, it is necessary to examine the phenomenon of coercive labor and other dehumanizing working conditions.

The Little Way

The Little Way

Ron Rolheiser, OMI - Articles

Most of us have heard of St. Therese of Lisieux, a French mystic who died at age 24 in 1897 and who is perhaps the most popular saint of the last two centuries. She’s famous for many things, not least for a spirituality she called her “little way”.  What’s her “little way”?

Celebrating Peace Sunday on 19 Jan

Celebrating Peace Sunday on 19 Jan

Ellen Teague - The Tablet - Activities

Pax Christi, the UK branch of the international Catholic peace organisation, reports keen interest in this year’s Peace Sunday on 19 January, reporting that nearly 20,000 prayer cards have been sent out by request around England and Wales. Many Pax Christi members are giving talks in their parishes, providing bidding prayers, and supporting children's activities, such as decorating the Peacemaker greeting card.

‘Humana Communitas’ Human life in the drama of relationships

‘Humana Communitas’ Human life in the drama of relationships

Carlo Casalone, SJ - L aCiviltà Cattolica - Articles

Life must be protected throughout its entire development, and the Academy is urged to address the issues posed by global bioethics and technologies, proceeding with discernment and fostering dialogue in the plurality of scientific wisdom traditions, religious perspectives and worldviews.

The Bible in Evangelization Today

The Bible in Evangelization Today

Saverio Corradino, SJ - La Civiltà Cattolica - Articles

“The sacred Scriptures are the very source of evangelization” is the statement Pope Francis uses in Evangelii Gaudium (EG) to conclude the section dedicated to the proclamation of the Word. It is a page that is simple and at the same time complex. Simple, because there can be no true evangelization without the Scriptures; complex, because it is necessary to explain why the Church has “lost” the Bible during its history.

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