Daily Archives: September 28, 2013

The siege of Homs: Faith, hunger and the cold

from:http://vaticaninsider.lastampa.it Destruction in Homs The testimony of Jesuit priest Van der Lugt who has spent fifteen isolating months standing by the poor in the Bustan al-Diwan neighbourhood of the Syrian city of Homs Giorgio Bernardelli Rome “For the past fifteen … Continue reading

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The phoney war in the Church: five linguistic thoughts on THAT interview

from: http://thesensiblebond.blogspot.co.uk Like speed, language is also war. It’s the stuff of propaganda. It’s the stuff of rousing pre-battle speeches and of post-battle excuses. It’s the handiwork of spies and the tool of diplomats. Yes, language is war in every … Continue reading

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