Spirituality: The Orthodox Saints Speak

Rivalry over material possessions has made us forget. . . So we no longer pursue plainness and simplicity of life. We no longer value stillness, which helps to free us from past defilement, but prefer a whole host of things which distract us uselessly from our true goal. Rivalry over material possessions has made us forget [...]

From Bergoglio to Francis

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio never personally met Msgr. Luigi Giussani, but it is undeniable that, on a more ideal plane, this encounter did in fact occur. Bergoglio had the opportunity to present works by Giussani in Spanish four times in Buenos Aires: in 1999 El Sentido Religioso (The Religious Sense), in 2001 El atractivo de Jesucristo [...]