PAGE 3 – EDITORIAL
PAGE 4 – TECHNOLOGY
Artificial Intelligence – A two-edged sword?
In this two-part series John Green explores some of the benefits and challenges of the AI revolution.
PAGE 6 – ECUMENISM
Building bridges in Europe
Joan Patricia Back reports on the recent General Assembly of the Conference of European Churches (CEC).
PAGE 10 – PRAYER
Ann Griffiths – A voice from Wales, land of song
David Hickey explores the importance of the hymns of Ann Griffiths for the Welsh language.
PAGE 12 – SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY
Word of Life – August 2023
Woman, great is your faith! Let it be done for you as you wish (Mt. 15: 28).
God allows our faith to pass through difficult and sometimes absurd situations. He wants to purify it, he wants to see if we really know how to abandon ourselves in him, believing that his love is much greater than our plans, desires or expectations.
PAGE 14 – SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY
Word of Life – September 2023
Every day I will bless you, and praise your name forever and ever (Ps. 145 : 2).
This Word of Life invites us, first of all, to cherish our personal relationship with God by accepting his love and mercy without reservation. It invites us to place ourselves before this mystery and to listen to his voice.
PAGE 16 – SOCIETY
The true power of people
Lesley Ellison shares how her local community in Liverpool came together following the tragic shooting of a nine year old girl, Olivia Pratt-Korbel.
PAGE 18 – FOCOLARE
Local Mariapoli in GB
In the July edition of New City, we reported on the Mariapolis in Malta. This month Helen Copeland shares her experience of the Mariapolis in Clitheroe, Lancashire whilst David Williams reports on the Mariapolis in South Wales.
PAGE 20 – WORD IN ACTION
Welcome the stranger
A reader shares an ongoing experience of supporting a migrant family from Nigeria.
PAGE 22 – THOUGHTS FROM THE KITCHEN
All our yesterdays
Mary Gateshill recommends the glorious kipper.
PAGE 23 – POETRY AND SUDOKU
By David A Campton