Worldwide Is The Best

Worldwide Is The Best

Due to a combination of circumstances, mainly my husband’s ill health which has also caused financial problems, we have had to leave our beloved South Africa and come to live with our son and family in England. (We had no adult children left in South Africa)...
Who Are Your Heroes?

Who Are Your Heroes?

“Who are your heroes?” asked a colleague at the Catholic diocesan newspaper where we both worked. The question, posed two decades ago, had stumped me. Was it possible that at age 30 I was already so jaded that I couldn’t identify someone I admired for their...
The Strength of Hope

The Strength of Hope

Robert Fogarty, a photographer of Dear World, from the NGO Oxfam, decided to mark the 5th anniversary of South Sudan’s troublesome birth in a positive way, which is not easy, since the two-year civil war has killed at least 50 000 people and left 5.1 million people in...
Life preaching

Life preaching

Jesus’ proposal is powerful: it is inspiring, life-changing, it helps people find meaning for their lives, transcend themselves and achieve, if not happiness, inner peace, and a unique strength to face life’s most harsh moments. Scores of people throughout history...
Crocodile Tears?

Crocodile Tears?

This impressive photo of the five-year-old Syrian, Omran Daqneesh, badly wounded and sitting in a daze in the back of an ambulance, shocked and moved the world’s public opinion. Many tears were shed, in the form of comments and lamentations. However, the battle for...
Building The Kingdom

Building The Kingdom

The painting on the cover, by the Jewish painter Marc Chagall, can be considered as a prophecy: executed in 1938, in response to the terrifying events of Kristallnacht, the “Night of broken glass”—an anti-Jewish pogrom of official decree by propaganda minister Joseph...