COMMENTARY: The hope people once placed in God, they now place in technological progress, democracy, globalization and the blind forces of history.
COMMENTARY: As Jesus said, ‘When you did it to one of the least of my brethren here’ — like a mother who has her hands full — ‘you did it to me.’
COMMENTARY: The Church we see mixes Divine and human, and the human beings in it show themselves to be very human indeed.
COMMENTARY: The Nobel laureate discovered that ‘only a supernatural intervention can save us from ourselves. The Christian Church teaches that Christ was Himself this intervention.’
COMMENTARY: The Church should be a family for the faithful, and a sign of excellence for the apathetic — but most of all, the Church must be a living force in the world.