by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace This is an Easter reflection with a somber background. Its context is the title given to it by Pope Francis, “An Easter of War” in his Urbi et Orbi blessing at Holy Week. It draws heavily from an op-ed column by Michael Gerson published in The … Continue reading Where is God? God is on the Cross.
Holding the tension between Easter War and Easter Hope
by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace There is a common experience in human life that in psychological terms is called “holding the tension of opposites”. It is the ability to live with contradictory realities. One commentator spoke of it as “a more emotionally intelligent way of operating in the world”. Examples of … Continue reading Holding the tension between Easter War and Easter Hope