If the answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything is 42, then what is that question?
Legislation passed by the UK government in July 2013 means that same-sex couples in England and Wales will soon be able to get married, with the first weddings likely to take place in summer 2014.
John Moffatt SJ highlights the key themes of Lumen Fidei in this guide to a document, 'that continues a conversation with a sceptical modern audience, a conversation that Benedict XVI began and Francis is taking forward'.
The Trinity can be a ‘dauntingly abstract concept ‘, says John Moffatt SJ, but it is important for us to use words and images, as far as we can, to explore the truth that it represents: ‘the single origin of all things is in essence relationship’.
Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s time as Archbishop of Buenos Aires gives us many clues about his vision for the Church. John Moffatt SJ encourages us to recognise the theology in Pope Francis’ actions.
The conclave that will elect the successor to Pope Benedict XVI begins tomorrow, Tuesday 12 March.
The call to rejoice recurs throughout the readings for the Third Sunday of Advent – does this involve looking to a future happiness that lies beyond this world, or are we to find cause for hope and celebration in the here and now? John Moffatt SJ opens our eyes to the ways in which we might link our human aspirations to our heavenly ones.
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