Jesus’ Mission

Jesus’ Mission

Many wonder about what was Jesus’ mission, at the same time perfectly human and divine. A possible answer lies in the central part of the gospels, the Sermon on the Mount, where the Son of Man announces that He is the Son of God, who came to announce the Kingdom here...
The Confrontation With Human Agonies

The Confrontation With Human Agonies

While some tend to find the security of the past in ritualistic or rhetorical revivals, the breadth and depth of today’s changes, due to an inhumane global economic system that enslaves and destroys, including life on earth, requires from missionaries a new attitude...
Holy Land In Jesus Time

Holy Land In Jesus Time

We are bound to understand messages within our realm of experience. This may seem a difficult claim, but it is quite straightforward. When I hear news of an event which happened in a distant place, a place I do not know firsthand, I will imagine it starting from my...
The Challenges Within

The Challenges Within

Last February, Pope Benedict XVI shocked the world when he suddenly resigned from the papacy. The announcement came in Latin—a language now spoken by no-one and understood by few— during an ordinary meeting. An Italian journalist who heard the words, translated it...