Recent Editorial

  • Anglican primates hold meeting to avert schism

    Jan 14, 2016

    The situation is very heated as 38 primates of the Anglican Communion gathered at a summit on Jan 11.

  • God abandons not

    Jan 14, 2016

    In his message for the World Day of Peace, Pope Francis began with a crucial reminder: “God is not indifferent!

  • What will tomorrow’s church be like

    Jan 14, 2016

    The present estimate of the number of Christian denominations is roughly 43,000, according to the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

  • Quo Vadis – Bishops?

    Jan 08, 2016

    Of course the hierarchy is not the whole of the Church. Nevertheless, any opinion of one bishop or all the bishops either strengthens or weakens the C

  • Every act of mercy is divine

    Jan 08, 2016

    Mercy can only be relational; it is not an object or an idea; it changes both subjects involved; it is not subject to doctrinal definition.

  • The radical ecclesiology of mercy

    Jan 08, 2016

    There is the concept that change in the Church and Christianity means ‘progress’, whereby believers — both individually and as a community — increasingly behave more like followers of Jesus Christ and less like subjects of an empire or a firm.

  • Faith, Fear and the Politics of Mercy

    Dec 29, 2015

    As Jews around the world finished celebrating Hanukkah and Christians journey toward the Star of Bethlehem, this sacred season of light again struggles with shadows.

  • Eight Ways to Become a Holy Family

    Dec 28, 2015

    The feast of the Holy Family reminds us that our families are called to be holy, too.

  • Going on a diet for the New Year is un-Christian

    Dec 24, 2015

    Right in the middle of the Twelve Days of Christmas we get – well, the feast of Saints Melanie (sic) for one thing – but also New Year’s Day.

  • Seek encounter during Year of Mercy

    Dec 23, 2015

    As Western powers mollified national constituencies by increasing air sorties over Syria and as U.S. presidential candidates advocated opening our national doors to only Christian refugees and closing our borders to all Muslims.