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Can We Retrieve Indian Democracy from the BJP’s Hindu Nationalist Agenda?

Seventy-three years after India was freed from British rule, our country finds itself enmeshed in a web of communalism and anti-people policies, with institutions...

Hafiz of Persia and Mysticism as Drunkenness

Hafiz as a mystical and poetic figure In this essay I would like to offer my own reading of the mystical poetry of...

The Eighth Sacrament

In 1984, the mystic bishop, prophet and poet, Pere Casaldáliga, in the context of his Amazonian diocese of Sao Felix de Araguaia which had...

Forbidden to bless homosexual unions

The Church does not have “the power to bestow a blessing on unions of persons of the same sex” because “it does not bless...

Since we’re talking about motherhood

We recently celebrated Mother’s Day, a day full of optimistic and often romanticised views of motherhood. Of course, we all like to be acknowledged...

«Do not weep»

The French philosopher and psychoanalyst Cynthia Fleury published Le soin est un humanisme (Gallimard) in May 2019. There she stated «when a civilisation is...

Love in time of bullets

A week ago, Sunday middnight at around 12:30, with premeditation and treachery, two armed men shouting wake up Fr. Christian. When he opens the...

Protecting Those Who Support Victims: Global Progress In Overcoming Sexual Abuse Of Girls And Women

Chapter IV, number 38, of the Autobiography of St. Ignatius of Loyola recounts his arrival in Gaeta from Barcelona in 1523. He was joined...

The Revival of Religiousness

Jorge Seibold, SJ, in his book La mística popular (Popular mysticism), states that in the last decades there has taken place in the area...

Fraternity or fratricide: That is the Question. An Urgent Reading of “Fratelli tutti”

That a pope should speak about fraternity is nothing new. Architects talk about buildings, mechanics talk about motors, dentists about endodontics and the popes...

The Problem with Being the “Chosen One”

David Brooks. It is a not very well-known fact that in the first years after the Israelites arrived in the “promised land”, their government was...

Ignatian Spirituality in Fratelli Tutti

Xavier Jeyaraj. As a Jesuit and more so as the head of the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat for the Society of Jesus, I found...

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