Building Peace

During his All Saints Day Angelus talk to the throng in Saint Peter’s Square, Pope Francis spoke of the saints and how the Beatitudes are the “identity card of the saints”. I focused on the virtue of humility last week; this week let’s talk peace. During his Angelus talk, the Holy Father had quite aContinue reading “Building Peace”

The True Cost of War

War is terrible. I am heartbroken at Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. And also, of course, for the victims of war and violence in many other countries, including Syria, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Yemen, and Myanmar. Wars kill and injure people. It also kills animals, wreaks havoc on nature, and destroys agriculture, trees, bridges, roads, and food andContinue reading “The True Cost of War”