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Being God’s slave sets you free

The great lesson of Christmas is that by being slaves to God, we are set free, as CATHERINE DE VALENCE explains. Think about this: It took a servant to bring a Servant into our world. Mary never saw herself as a leader for the people, but as a servant of God, for the people. It was her trust […]

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Absurd Inequality

BY SAM LUCERO Recently Oxfam America launched a global campaign to address extreme inequality. As part of this campaign, Oxfam issued a report that highlights just how extreme global inequality has become.

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A Priest’s Half-Century

BY WINNIE GRAHAM On December 20 Fr Ignatius Fidgeon OMI celebrates the 50th anniversary of his ordination as a priest, a period that marks both extraordinary service to his flock and total devotion to his calling.

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Let’s test the claims of faith-healers

FR OSKAR WERMTER SJ The junior doctors working in Zimbabwe’s major referral hospitals recently went on strike for better pay and improved working conditions.

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What sort of king is Our Lord?

BY FR RALPH DE HAHN Pope Pius XI instituted the feast of Christ the King, this year on November 23, in 1925. Yet today our people of different tongues and culture fail to comprehend this kingship.

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What of your Interior Life?

BY FR RALPH DE HAHAN The ancient Jewish sect known as the Pharisees, the pious “separated ones”, were distinguished by their strict observance of traditional and written law.

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