Did you ever notice that those surrounding The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. included a good number of clergy, including Priests, Ministers and Rabbis? I raise that in response to those who say that clergy should never get involved in political action. “They should stick to preaching and pastoral care” is what they say. […]
FORGIVENESS: the intentional and voluntary process by which a victim undergoes a change in feelings and attitude regarding an offense, lets go of negative emotions such as vengefulness, with an increased ability to wish the offender well.
This past week Pope Francis met with victims of sex abuse in the Roman Catholic Church and begged forgiveness for the acts undertaken against them. It was reported throughout the world, with various responses in the press. Some hailed it as a key moment in the history of the Roman Catholic Church. Others said it […]