Considerations on Power and International Aid Relations

Considerations on Power and International Aid Relations

Michael Kelly, SJ & Daniel Solymári - La Civiltà Cattolica - World Issues

This present study considers international aid, that is, the institutionalized forms by which people’s conditions are improved. It examines charity systems from the point of view of political power, starting from the concept that international aid was historically born along with the appearance of the idea of public affairs and public service, in the spirit of international relations.

Persecution against Indian Christians

Persecution against Indian Christians

Sebastian Milbank - The Tablet - Missions

More evidence has emerged of a relentless campaign of persecution against Indian Christians after a video was released showing a Christian woman being forced to burn an image of Jesus by a mob of Hindu extremists. In the video the men accuse the woman of being like a prostitute, claiming she was bribed to become a Christian. They tell her: “You should worship our gods and goddesses.”

Nothing Is As It Seems

Nothing Is As It Seems

Mariano Iacobellis, SJ - La Civiltà Cattolica - Film Review

French playwright Florian Zeller’s directorial debut, The Father, is an elegant and emotionally devastating chamber film which is essential viewing. Based on the play of the same name, The Father places at the center of its plot a man determined to refuse all assistance from his daughter as he ages.

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