SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Leticia Ochoa Adams
July 26, 2018
Threatening letters have been sent to my mother
July 26, 2018
Twenty-one years ago this month Hong Kong was handed over to China after 150 years of British colonial rule. The principle on which China assumed sovereignty of the territory is known as “one country, two systems”, guaranteeing the people of Hong Kong a high degree of autonomy, the rule of law and basic freedoms. The
June 14, 2018
The predominantly Christian Kachin are fleeing violence Seven years ago Burma’s military broke a 17-year ceasefire with the predominantly Christian Kachin people in northern Burma, unleashing a devastating new offensive in this decades-long war. Since April the conflict has escalated between the Kachin armed resistance group, known as the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), and Burma’s
December 21, 2017
As we approach the birth of our Lord once again, we would do well to reflect on the multiple dimensions to His character, all of which are needed in the world today. Our Lord is the baby born in the manger, coming as Emmanuel – “God with us” – to be with His people. He
August 29, 2017
The forthcoming papal visit will be an important moment for a country troubled by violence and persecution
May 05, 2017
Burma has a long way to go. But the Church will now be an even stronger voice for justice and peace
December 22, 2016
An explosion of hatred and intolerance hit the world this year. From post-Brexit Britain to America’s Trump era, from ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Burma, mass protests by Islamist extremists against the Christian governor of Indonesia’s capital, to genocide in Syria and Iraq, the entire world seems convulsed in a poisonous atmosphere which, in
December 22, 2016
Like many countries, Burma has been ravaged by sectarian hatred. But at an inter-religious meeting, I saw a flicker of hope