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Pope denounces barbarous attacks, radicalization

NAIROBI, Kenya (AFP) – Pope Francis on Thursday denounced radicalization of young people and “barbarous attacks” carried out in the name of religion during the first leg of his three-nation Africa tour. “His holy name must never be used to justify hatred and violence,” Pope Francis said in the Kenyan capital as he met religious leaders of different faiths, citing “barbarous... 

Love of enemies

Gospel reading: Matthew 5:43-48 Jesus said to His disciples, “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your heavenly Father, for he makes his sun rise on the bad and the good, and causes rain to fall on the just and the unjust.  Read More »

Fixation & Distrust

Dear Manay Gina, I’m afraid to lose my boyfriend because I love him so much. We’ve been together for two years. He is loving and has never done anything except to be his wonderful self. The problem lies with me. It seems that I am incapable of trusting a man.  Read More »

Blest are peacemakers

Two members of a parish disagreed over a trivial matter. The disagreement hardened into ill-will and hatred. A mutual friend became distressed about the situation and decided to heal the breach between them. * * *  Read More »

Verbally abusive

Dear Manay Gina, My husband is verbally abusive and aggressive when he’s drunk but he is very considerate and kind to everyone when he’s not. A number of times, I thought of leaving him with our two children but the thought of having a broken family scares me. Besides I think it’s too late for me to start anew because I am not really that young. What should I do?  Read More »

Peace: A timely message today

One of the most important messages of the Lord in this 5th Easter Sunday’s gospel is “peace.” “Peace be with you,” he said when he appeared to his disciples on the evening of Easter Sunday (Lk 24:36). Mahatma Gandhi, advocate of peace through non-violence, said, “If we live by an ‘eye for an eye’ kind of justice, the whole world would be blind today!”  Read More »

World’s hatred

Gospel Reading: Jn 15:18-21 Jesus said to His disciples, “If the world hates you, realize that it hated Me first. If you belonged to the world, the world would love its own; but because you do not belong to the world, and I have chosen you out of the world, the world hates you.  Read More »

Uncle urges US bombing suspect to turn self in

MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Maryland — The uncle of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects urged his nephew to turn himself in Friday, saying he had brought shame to the family and the entire Chechen ethnicity. “Yes, we’re ashamed. They’re the children of my brother,” Ruslan Tsarni told reporters outside his home in Maryland.  Read More »

Hate crime

NEW YORK (AFP) – A 31-year old woman has been charged with murder as a hate crime after shoving on Thursday a New York man to his death in front of an oncoming subway train at a station in Queens, authorities said Saturday.  Read More »

St. Stephen

MATTHEW 10:17-22 JESUS said to his apostles, “Beware of people, for they will hand you over to courts and scourge you in their synagogues, and you will be led before governors and kings for my sake as a witness before them and the pagans. When they hand you over, do not worry about how you are to speak or what you are to say.  Read More »