All posts by: Colin MacLeod

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This is a powerful Pasifika reflection on encountering grief. (It won the 2017 PBS On-Line Film Festival – Most Popular award.)

A simple response to secular understandings of Death from a general Catholic perspective. Certainly not an attack on any humanist friends just a tongue-in-cheek response to some of their understandings using their cartoon clip. (What should we think about death?)

Pope Francis gives a powerful TED talk emphasising the need for a “revolution of tenderness” and an awareness of the seductiveness of power. (NB. This is subtitled as he speaks in his native tongue.)

A very positive NZ Herald article on the reality of teens’ attitude to justice and ethics. NB. The key interviewee, Deborah Stevens, is one of the leaders/presenters for the New Zealand Centre for Science and Citizenship which is offering workshops around New Zealand and while not a Christian organisation their message has much synergy with Catholic teaching […]

As Pope Francis and the New Zealand Bishops encourage us to open our hearts to refugees Brian Bilston challenges us with his poem read from top to bottom, then bottom to top:

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