Tag Archive | Catholic Church

Is the Pope having an each-way bet?

I find the Pope’s opinions on two topics in particular, as reported, highly confusing and somewhat illogical. The Pope leads 1.2 billion Catholics around the world. I was very encouraged to read an encyclical will be issued on climate change. So too the promised encyclical on the environment will provide both encouragement for, and a call […]

A tribute by a loving sister to her brother

We see people in the media and we have a tendency to think they have perfect lives: when we see them they always look perfect: perfect make-up, perfect hair, perfect clothes, perfect shoes. We imagine them having perfect homes and perfect cars and perfect everything else. Sometimes we envy them – all those glossy magazines […]