Today, Fr. Federico Lombardi, SJ, Director of the Press Office of the Holy See, issued a Note to Vatican Radio in regard to the controversial report issued Wednesday by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. There are three important points in Fr. Lombardi’s Note that we should consider. Here’s my latest at Walking by Heaven’s Light. http://walkingbyheavenslight.com/un-report-crosses-the-line-updated/
Violence, and then fire - an intriguing parallel between Pentecost and the George Floyd riots. But, unlike the violence and fire of an out-of-control plea for justice, the violence and fire of Pentecost were life-giving and transformative. They brought forth courageous men who went forth to spread the Good News to the ends of the earth. Many of them suffered martyrdom after having given witness to Christ. They were men and women of conviction who stood strong against hostility.