Dermot Grenham completes his consideration of Pope Francis' exhortation, Amoris Laetitia, by bringing to life Chapter 7 (Towards a better education of children).
It is an excellent read and is especially relevant for young families.
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The eight Catholic Bishops of Scotland
Statement of the Catholic Bishops of Scotland on nuclear weapons:
The Bishops of Scotland have for a long time pointed out the immorality of the use of strategic nuclear weapons due to the indiscriminate destruction of innocent human life that their use would cause.
The renewal of Trident is questioned not just by those concerned with the morality of nuclear weapons themselves but also by those concerned about the use of scarce financial resources.
Lives are being lost now because money that could be spent on the needy and the poor is tied up in nuclear arsenals.
First it was Ronaldo encouraging team-mate Joao Moutinho to
take a penalty and telling him that the outcome is “in God’s hands”. Now we have Ronaldo and the Portugal head
coach Fernando Santos thanking the Creator.
Ronaldo, who was stretchered off injured after just 25
minutes of the Euro 2016 final against France, told journalists after the game
that he “asked God for another chance”, a reference to previous failed attempts
to win a major title with Portugal.
Do we define ourselves by 'likes' and 'follows'?
It’s been quite a journey for social media over the last
several years. From meagre beginnings it
has become the mainstay of human contact, the go-to means of communication. It has, in many respects, been a revolution
of seismic proportions and there are very few individuals who can say that they
don’t have a Facebook account or haven’t at least been touched by its power.
And it’s not only on a personal level that social media has
heralded meteoric change in communications.
The Ten Commandments were written on two tablets of stone
Sunday’s Gospel (Luke 10:25-37):
was a lawyer who, to disconcert Jesus, stood up and said to him, ‘Master, what
must I do to inherit eternal life?’ He said to him, ‘What is written in the
Law? What do you read there?’ He replied, ‘You must love the Lord your God with
all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your
mind, and your neighbour as yourself.’ ‘You have answered right,’ said Jesus
‘do this and life is yours.