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.