Renewing Our Commitment with Christ Lent is a time when the Church invites us to pay special attention to God's Word, to the truth that Christ came to reveal to us - so that we don't forget what's most important.
Saint Ignatius of Loyola Profile He inherited all the swashbuckling worldliness of the flashiest Spanish gallants, and as a young man he threw himself into the battles with France that raged in the borderlands surrounding his home.
Positive Steps with Islam Noted VATICAN CITY, NOV. 25, 2007 (Zenit.org).- Cardinals meeting with Benedict XVI before Saturday's consistory noted positive steps in the relationship between the Church and Islam.
Aide: Pope Favors Dialogue with Islam VATICAN CITY - In his response to the letter sent by 138 Muslim scholars, Benedict XVI says he believes in "sincere and frank dialogue" with Islam.
Teddy Bear Theology ROME, DEC. 10, 2007 (Zenit.org).- A reminder of the problems for Christian minorities in Islamic countries came recently with the case of a British school teacher jailed in Sudan.
Losing Equilibrium in the Ecology Debate ROME, NOV. 19, 2007 (Zenit.org).- As increasingly strident claims are made over the state of the environment, one side effect is the resurgence of pressures for population control.
Pontiff: Time Has Come to Eliminate Hunger VATICAN CITY, NOV. 22, 2007 (Zenit.org).- The time has come to ensure, for the sake of peace, that no man, woman or child will ever be hungry again, says Benedict XVI.
Stewarding Your Money The foundation of financial stewardship is knowing what God wants us to do with our lives. When making decisions about money, we must always return to questions such as "Is this helping us to be the parents God wants us to be?"
Art, Faith, and the Stewardship of Culture The role of art and the imagination in the contemporary church at a time when the public feels alienated from contemporary art and an uneasy relationship exists between Christians and contemporary culture.