“Wait, what?” some people were asking. During his visit to the UAE, Pope Francis signed a statement titled “A Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together.” The other signer was one of the world’s most important Muslim leaders.
Do you have a list? Maybe it’s a list in your head. Maybe it’s a physical list. Perhaps it’s even a mental checklist that you go through when meeting someone new.
At the wedding of Cana, Mary brings the needs of the couple to her son. She does indeed intercede in this moment but not for mere material needs of an isolated couple celebrating a wedding.
What was the first prayer you learned? For many of us, it was the Lord's Prayer.
Jesus teaches that the greatest among us will be the least. This paradoxical statement becomes more clear when we consider St. Thomas Aquinas as a saint and a Doctor of the Church.