PAGE 3 – EDITORIAL
PAGE 4 – ECOLOGY
COP26 – Climate crisis and integral ecology
New City readers will be aware that a major conference on climate change is happening in Glasgow over the period 31st October to 12th November. This is COP26, but what does it mean and where has it come from? David Williams introduces us to the key issues.
PAGE 7 – WORD IN ACTION
Keeping peace in court
A lawyer responds with love when a colleague challenges her credentials.
PAGE 8 – ECUMENISM
My ecumenical journey – Gillian Kingston
Gillian Kingston from Ireland is currently Vice President of the World Methodist Council (WMC) which includes 80 Methodist, Wesleyan and related Uniting and United Churches in 138 countries. She has also served on the International Commission for Dialogue between the Roman Catholic Church and the WMC. In an interview with Joan Patricia Back she shares her long and fruitful ecumenical journey.
PAGE 10 – SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY
Love generates wisdom
We continue to explore the novelty of Focolare’s collective spirituality, as described by Chiara Lubich in her book A New Way. This month we explore how love brings wisdom to our lives.
PAGE 12 – SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY
Word of Life – November 2021
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the children of God (Mt. 5: 9)
PAGE 14 – FOCOLARE
Dare to be One
Paul Gateshill reports on the recent ecumenical meeting of bishops – friends of the Focolare, which took place in Rome in September this year.
PAGE 17 – CORRESPONDENCE
Poverty of trust
PAGE 18 – PROFILE
Paul Gateshill looks back on the life of Revd Anthony Salmon, who died in July this year.
PAGE 20 – REFLECTION
Matters of the heart
Robbie Young explores an area that taxes most human beings: matters of the heart.
PAGE 22 – THOUGHTS FROM THE KITCHEN
Sweet potato dhal
Uli Yeomans shares a delicious recipe for the approaching winter.
PAGE 23 – POETRY + SUDOKU
By Jim Deeds