Evil

There was a blast and then a flash of fire, and then Jesus came to Manchester

Bodies and blood. Carnage, terror and tears. "There are children among the deceased," confirmed Greater Manchester Police. "This has been the most horrific incident we have had to face," said Chief Constable Ian Hopkins. Nuts and bolts and nails. Smoke…

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…

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…

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;…