In Lent through kenosis one is emptied and purified. It is kenosis that allows one to rediscover priorities, establishing a right relationship with beauty and setting us free.
Pope St. John Paul II was right: In the designs of Providence there are no mere coincidences.
Benedict’s recent letter was indeed an earthshakingly responsible intervention.
For Paul VI, asceticism, self-denial and self-control were ways to prepare the Church and its priests for successful spiritual combat
Mother Teresa teaches young people to fight for life and defend the teaching of the Church.