Suffering, atheists frequently assure us, is not what we would expect if God exists. You might suppose, then, that where there is greater suffering, there will be fewer believers in God, and where there is […]
Premier Christian Radio in the UK just sponsored a survey that investigated how the COVID crisis has affected religious beliefs and attitudes. There were three major findings—namely, that 67% of those who characterize themselves as […]
Vatican City, Apr 1, 2021 / 05:00 am (CNA).- Pope Francis told priests at Thursday’s Chrism Mass at the Vatican that “the cross is non-negotiable” when preaching the Gospel.
“The preaching of the Good News is mysteriously linke… […]
Vatican City, Feb 28, 2021 / 05:30 am (CNA).- Pope Francis said Sunday that it is important to remember when facing a difficult trial that the “Lord is risen and does not permit darkness to have the last word.”
“At times we go throug… […]
Vatican City, Feb 2, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis has dedicated the month of February to prayer for women who are victims of violence.
In a video released on Feb. 1, the pope said: “It is shocking how many women are beaten, in… […]
Editor’s note: This essay was originally published by CWR on April 19, 2019. The problem of suffering is one that has plagued and haunted humanity since the Fall of our first parents. Suffering prompts in […]
The world is falling apart. Gunmen kill civilians in office buildings and schools; babies die in wars and in abortion clinics. People suffer poverty, sexual violence, hunger. Our planet is rife with racism and tyranny […]