Published Date : 2021-12-15
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What and Who after the Elections In Germany?

By: Andreas R. Batlogg, SJ

Traffic lights or Jamaica?[1] Will Angela Merkel still give the next New Year’s speech? These two questions nag at Germans after the general election on September 26, 2021. It remains to be seen whether in the negotiations for the formation of a government coalition the SPD (Sozialdemokratische Partei, Social Democratic Party), the Greens (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen) and the FDP (Freie Demokratische  Partei, Liberal Democratic Party) will join forces to form a so-called “traffic light coalition,” with former finance minister Olaf...

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Evangelization according to Saint Paul

By: Marc Rastoin, SJ

Saint Paul is the apostle par excellence. When one thinks of evangelization and missionary life, one thinks of him. A man of the great cities, he lived among the capitals of the eastern provinces of the Roman Empire (Ephesus, Corinth, Antioch, Thessalonica). Born into the diaspora, he traveled to Jerusalem for his studies as a Pharisee. A Jew of noble birth, his education gave him the best that Hellenistic-Judaic culture had to offer. At first a persecutor of Christians and...

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The Paralympic Games

By: Giancarlo Pani SJ

In Tokyo, three Italian women captured the attention of the world in the 100 meter sprint [1]: all three ran with a prosthetic leg and set a record. On the same track a month earlier, another Italian, Marcell Jacobs, had surprisingly won Olympic gold, breaking the 10-second barrier in the 100 meters in 9.80s, the fastest Italian after the legendary Jamaican Usain Bolt set his record of 9.58s. The first of the three Italian women, Ambra Sabatini, aged 19, was...

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Fortitude: A demanding virtue

By: Giovanni Cucci, SJ

The term “fortitude” may appear to some to convey a negative message of strong power and physical prowess, or even violence and oppression. But in reality it is an indispensable virtue for living together. When it is lacking, evils of all kinds flourish, because those who could prevent them fail to take a stand. Think of recent historical tragedies such as the Holocaust and ethnic cleansing: in contrast to the enormous number of victims, it is striking how few were...

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