Evil

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Welby in Auschwitz: “I’ve come away with too much to write, and no words to write it”

It's Holocaust Memorial Day: the day we all try to write about evil. The Archbishop of Canterbury went to Auschwitz a few weeks ago, and pondered: "I’ve come away with too much to write, and no words to write it,"…
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The Prayer Shawls of Auschwitz

This is a guest post by Brother Ivo. ____________ Those who have visited Auschwitz are likely to find their thoughts straying back there on this day of Holocaust remembrance. A…
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On the Feast of Stephen

The funeral of St Stephen, by Filippo Lippi (1460). St Stephen – 'a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost' (Acts 6:5) – was chosen to be a…
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Does God suffer?

  There's an awful lot of suffering and badness around. Nasty people do nasty things, and wicked people do worse. There are floods, droughts and earthquakes, which are no-one's fault;…