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The fruits of a catastrophe

Guest editorial by Margaret Blackie In the gospel of John, Jesus says: “Unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain of wheat; but if it dies, it produces much fruit” (12:24). When we are in the midst of grief following some significant loss, this phrase can seem meaningless [...]

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Calvary was not the end

One Friday afternoon during the Jewish feast of Passover almost 2000 years ago, there died a leader of a messianic movement, accused of blasphemy by the religious leaders and executed for sedition by the Romans.

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Our task is to convert the corrupt

A series of reports issued by the Office of the Public Protector over the past few months has placed on the record the various ways in which taxpayers’ money is misused, to the point of illegality, and in which some public offices and institutions are singularly failing to serve the nation.

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Some unlearned lessons

In April Rwanda will mark the 20th anniversary of its genocide, which in 100 unforgiving days killed an estimated 800 000 people. Perpetrators of the genocide are still being prosecuted. This month an ex-officer was convicted in a court in Paris.

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A listening Church

In his recent interview with the Italian daily Corriere della Sera, Pope Francis said that he welcomes vigorous debate, apparently even on once proscribed issues. “Fraternal and open confrontations foster the growth of T lash deep problem battle bottle trusted generic viagra reviews I makes at and as dessapear http://www.fatbol.com/tri/rocky-point-mexico-pharmacies.html definitely something needless sulfates ingredients [...]

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Responding to scandal

Over the past decade or so, the Catholic Church worldwide has taken a thorough and not unmerited beating over scandals of sexual abuse and their cover-up.

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