Day: July 27, 2014

Letting the bread rise

“He told them another parable: ‘The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed in with three measures of flour until all of it was leavened.” (Matthew 13:33) Yesterday’s gospel reading from Matthew, chapter 13, included the parable of the yeast, or leaven, to use a more antiquated term. This little […]

Just Terrorism?

For centuries, Christians have supported “Just War” theory. But what about “Just Terrorism?” Giles Fraser explores this question in his weekly column from the London Guardian:

The Death of Christian Mosul

As violence in the Middle East flares up, the story of Iraqi Christians suffering from brutal attacks at the hands of ISIS remains less visible in the media. However, as ISIS threatens to wipe out the Christian minority in Iraq, Christian leaders like the Rev. Michael Rogers, S.J. are calling for the Christian community to […]