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France Church Attack by Islamists Nothing New

British  politicians and the media, and probably the same in Europe, by the sound of it, say that the current I.S. wars are nothing to do with religion, and that Islam is peaceful. 548 more words

Though Dead, Yet They Speak

This May marks the twentieth anniversary of the deaths of the monks of Tibhirine, and this September marks the same anniversary of the death of Henri Nouwen. 1,364 more words

5 Non-Saintly Films That Moved Me toward Sanctity

“One problem with our great feast day today is that it can make sanctity seem like something that is the special preserve of a handful of spiritual heroes—and not the ordinary goal of the Christian life. 1,622 more words


"The Martyr Is Not a Person Who Wants to Die ..."

In many churches, especially in the East, one can frequently find icons: images of the face of Jesus or one of the saints, seen as windows to heaven for those who pray before them. 764 more words