FROM THE EDITOR

SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY

The Eucharist Unites us to Christ
Continuing with this year’s theme, Chiara Lubich explores how the Eucharist brings union with Christ.

WORD IN ACTION

Do not be afraid. I am with you
Giovanna Ogliengo shares her experience of living the Gospel with her companions amidst the destruction of war-torn Syria.

REVIEW

Gateway to Paradise
Penny Thornton reviews a book about Basil the Great.

CHURCH

Renewing ‘The First Love’
Extracts from Pope Francis’s address to the Ecclesial Movements and New Communities given in November 2014.

SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY

Word of Life – March
If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me (Mk 8: 34).
Jesus shows how we can become another him. It is leaving behind our earthbound thinking, taking up our daily sufferings, which Jesus dying on the cross has already made his own, and bearing them together with him.

REFLECTION

The Gift of a Book
A reflection by Elisabeth Öhlböck.

CHURCH

Fling Open the Doors!
In part two of his article, Jan Morovic concludes his reflections on the Extraordinary Synod on the Family.

POLITICS

Magna Carta – the Foundation of Democracy?
2015 marks the eighth hundredth anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta.

ARTS

Human Rights Human Wrongs
Pat Kane reports on an exhibition at the Photographers Gallery in London this spring.

REFLECTION

The Unexpected Visitor
Charlene DeWitt reflects over a twenty year period about living with cancer.

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