3 – EDITORIAL

4 – PROFILE

Greta Thunberg – Youth Strike 4 Climate
A young Swedish eco-activist is causing more than a stir on social media. Her name is Greta Thunberg and she was just fifteen when she addressed the United Nations COP24 conference in Poland on global warming in December 2018. Paul Gateshill reports.

8 – SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY

The Holy Spirit and interfaith dialogue
We continue with this year’s theme on the Church and the Holy Spirit. This month we look at how the Holy Spirit opened up pathways to interfaith dialogue.

12 – SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY

Word of Life – May 2019
Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you. Jn 20: 21
We too can seek Jesus out in people who are locked in suffering and loneliness. We can be available to them as respectful companions on their life journey, travelling towards the peace that Jesus gives.

14 – WORD IN ACTION

Diplomacy plus
Mike Waiting, from Ripon in Yorkshire, shares how diplomacy can often be made up of the simplest of gestures

15 – MEDITATION

A universal family
Keep your heart open to all of humanity and teach those for whom you are responsible to do the same. May it not be that Jesus came on earth in vain to preach the universal family. Extracts from Chiara Lubich – Essential Writings, published by New City (2007)

16 – TRAVEL

Visiting Naples – 5 things you should know
Padraic Gilligan reflects on a recent visit to Naples and the importance of looking beyond the surface.

18 – REFLECTION

Order and freedom
Robbie Young reflects on whether our obsession with freedom has opened a Pandora’s box

20 – ARTS

The Spanish master of light: Sorolla
Pat Kane reports on a rare opportunity to see the most complete exhibition of Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida’s paintings outside Spain. The exhibition will be at the National Gallery, London from 18th March – 7 July 2019

22 – THOUGHTS FROM THE KITCHEN

Chicken pie
Uli Yeomans shares a new take on the traditional Chicken Pie

23 – POETRY + SUDOKU

The cliff edge
By Elisabeth Öhlböck

 

 

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