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Vol. 93 No. 26 December 16, 2015

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying: “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward all!” — Luke 2: 13-14 (Stushie Art)

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying: “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward all!” — Luke 2: 13-14 (Stushie Art)


This Week


Strident backlash

Among faith communities, significant leadership in addressing climate change has been evidenced in recent months, writes Joe Gunn. "Pope Francis released the first-ever encyclical on environmental justice, and the Canadian bishops have now joined in his refrain. However, an unhelpful and strident backlash has arisen from some organizations that question climate action from their particular understanding of their Christian faith."


Challenging reading

Not in God's Name: Confronting Religious Violence by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks is a penetrating volume from the author of more than 25 books and makes for timely reading as the terrible consequences of terrorist outrages claiming religious justification contrast so cruelly with a season celebrating the birth of the 'Prince of Peace.' Gerald Schmitz reviews.


Year of Mercy

The time for forgiveness has begun, says Pope Francis as holy doors open worldwide.


Faith

In Exile

By Ron Rolheiser, OMI

Sensitive to community, beyond ourselves

Liturgy and Life

By Sylvain Lavoié, OMI

Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2015

Both Lungs

By Brent Kostyniuk

Tradition

Commentary

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