Now is the time for social poets

IN 2021, Pope Francis addressed a Meeting of Popular Movements – activists from some of the most marginalised communities around the world, united by their struggle for justice and dignity. Beginning, “Dear Social Poets”, Pope Francis said: “This is what I like to...

The traumatic identity of the Armenian Genocide

MANY decades ago, when my bones were less creaky and when I was a happy-go-lucky young lad with hardly any serious responsibilities, I used to sit next to my maternal grandfather and listen intently to his nostalgic stories. I was very fond of my granddad – médzbaba...

Threatened with resurrection

Luke 24. 36b – 58; Acts 3. 12-19; Psalm 4. “They were startled and terrified… Jesus said to them, why are you frightened and why do doubts arise in your hearts?” AT THE VERY core of Christian believing is the conviction that – despite persistent appearances to the...