Category - crucifix

  • March 29, 2013

    Christians need to re-envision the meaning of the Cross in history and in our culture, such that we are equipped to go and do the Gospel that shapes us in a confused, broken, unjust and often violent world, says Simon Barrow. This will help us see that it is not true that the only ‘weapons’ at the Church's disposal are not the coercive ones wielded by our opponents. Rather, God’s cross points to the resources of suffering love that only the God of life can offer, because they are ‘beyond our means’ humanly, but not beyond divine gifting.

  • March 22, 2011

    The display of crucifixes in Catholic schools in Italy does not breach the rights of non-Catholic families, the European Court of Human Rights says.

  • February 1, 2010

    Lithuania has come out in support of Italy in its efforts to revise a ruling of the European Court of Human Rights that recommends State schools throughout Italy to remove crucifixes from classrooms.

  • November 21, 2006