Daily Archives: 4 March 2021

Fratelli Tutti 112: Promoting The Moral Good

Today, we learn a useful word: agathosyne. As opposed to the notion of self-interest, a particular feature of the West, Pope Francis urges a striving for holiness in looking to the greater good for everyone else, indeed: actively working for … Continue reading

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A Lenten Word: Psalm 79:8-9

The seventy-ninth Psalm is a communal lament. It expresses alarm that invading foreigners have profaned the Temple and destroyed Jerusalem, the heart of Jewish faith and culture. The ancients interpreted disaster as divine disfavor. Over and over, the prophets cautioned … Continue reading

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