Month: October 2014

The Complex and Interesting Landscape of Atheist/Theist Dialogue

The Xaverian Missionaries undertook a special project of dialogue between atheists and religious believers a couple of years ago called the COMMON GROUND PROJECT. It began with the organization of an international conference at our Conforti Institute in Coatbridge, Scotland in November 2013. Since then a number of interesting...

Dialogue: a Catholic Response to Violence and Fear

by Bishop Denis MadenThis summer saw heartbreaking acts of violence throughout the world, especially in the Middle East, with the near eradication of Iraq’s ancient Christian communities by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and the execution of American journalist James Foley. Atrocities can shock us into...

The Challenge of World Mission Sunday 2014

With the persecution of Christian, Muslim and religious minorities in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia and the scourge of Ebola in West Africa where our men work, there is much to pray for, ponder and learn, and do in the name of the mercy and compassion of  Jesus...
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