Producing Peacemakers

Facts of Life

The yen for conflict may run in families, but it takes a bad environment to produce a bully. So say researchers at the University of Quebec in Montreal. They also concluded that reducing physically aggressive behavior (such as hitting) in toddlers might help prevent the development of social aggression (such as picking fights) as children get older.

Source: Child Development, July/August 2005 Illustration by Tim Rauch

Representing the Holy Spirit that descended “like a dove” and hovered over Jesus when he was baptized.

Bishop Burbidge: The Pandemic is Our ‘Pentecost Moment’

This “21st century Pentecost moment” brought on by the pandemic, Bishop Michael Burbidge said, has underscored the need for good communication in the Church across all forms of media, in order to invite people into the fullness of the Gospel.