Daily Archives: 24 January 2006

Deus Caritas Est: Maximus the Confessor and John Wesley

We await tomorrow’s release of Pope Benedict’s first encyclical, Deus Caritas Est. I assume that the initial reactions to Benedict’s meditation on love will be predictable – those predisposed to respond to papal documents with reverence and awe will discover … Continue reading

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Day 7 – The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Ecumenism rests on the conviction that there is one church whose members are deeply related to one another thanks to what God has done in Jesus Christ-no matter how strange we may seem to one another. The ecumenical task, to … Continue reading

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New Monasteries

A brief Zenit piece on monastery foundation in the Third World. The tropics hold little geographical interest for me, as you might guess, but my wife and I are on the mailing and donor list for Tautra, nearing completion of … Continue reading

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