By Amelia Nierenberg Writer, Briefings August 29 We’re covering artillery strikes near a nuclear plant in Ukraine and a political scandal in Finland. Shelling around the Zaporizhzhia power plant has raised fears of a catastrophic nuclear accident.David Guttenfelder for The New York Times Attacks near Ukraine nuclear plant intensify Russian artillery strikes continued near theContinue reading “New York Times view for 2022 August 29 – September 04”
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Our selection of The Week’s 2nd week of August 2022
In the 2nd week of August Donald Trump managed to get a lot of eyes from the world looking at his ‘telenovella’ or American soap.
The Week from June the 27th to July 3rd
The transition from June to July through the eyes of The Week.
Stories the Week brought to you from 2022 May 26 – June 01
Every Thursday the weekly news magazine with editions in the United Kingdom and United States The Week looks at what happened in the previous week and presents a broad spectrum of political viewpoints.
Redeeming Power: Understanding Authority and Abuse in the Church
Speaking into current #MeToo and #ChurchToo conversations, Mrs. Langberg’s book “Redeeming Power: Understanding Authority and Abuse in the Church” shows that the body of Christ desperately needs to understand the forms power takes, how it is abused, and how to respond to abuses of power.
The abuses of priest make Catholics give up their religion
At the end of last century it bothered people the most that bishops, when they found out about abuses by their priests, did not punish the perpetrator but simply transferred him to another place. In Belgium, there was even a very distinguished bishop who made sexual victims himself and when the courts came after him, he hid in France, where he can still live undisturbed today. Such facts made several Catholics leave their religion.
Inculturation today calling for a different attitude
This January the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church told the press he is aware of the fact that the problem of formation today is not easy to deal with: “Daily culture is much richer and conflictual than that which we experienced in our day, years ago. Our culture was simpler and more ordered. InculturationContinue reading “Inculturation today calling for a different attitude”