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Four female figures clad in purple are dancing beside the float of the universal Church drawn by the griffin which represents Christ. They are the four cardinal virtues who reappear in the earthly paradise long after Dante saw them shining like stars at the gate of hell. One of them, who has three eyes, leads the dance. She is Prudence. Indeed, if justice is the foundation of every disposition ...

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A question of Prudence

Four female figures clad in purple are dancing beside the float of the universal Church ...

​I, a belated feminist and mother, am against surrogate motherhood

My name is Roberta Trucco and I describe myself as a belated feminist although I ...

​The role of women in repairing the Church

Together with Pope Francis, forged by his South American experience rooted in a theology of ...

More humanitarian corridors: this is neither naive nor rash

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Those thirty boys, sons of the ’Ndrangheta, are free to choose

Thirty boys of the ’Ndrangheta have been taken from their families and inserted into a ...

In the meantime a spiritual director must know him- or herself

“Prudence for a spiritual director is above all knowing how to listen and when to ...

We need a pact between teachers, schools and families

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Fake news: be careful about putting all the blame on the Internet

Rita Marchetti, you are Vice-President of WECA, the Italian Catholic Webmasters Association: is practising a ...

Ignatian discernment and women’s needs

One says “discernment” and thinks straightaway of the small and precious text of the Spiritual ...

​The feminist revolution is not over

Abraham Yehoshua is one of the best known living Israeli writers in the world: interviewed ...

Jurisprudence, one word is enough

Every one of the four cardinal virtues has incorporated in it values which, layering in ...

Pinnochio, Aquinas and the virtue of the truth

Each time Pinocchio told a lie, his nose grew long. So we have all come ...

​The art of life andof knowing oneself

The invention of the image of Prudence in the aesthetics of Cesare Ripa represents a ...

The need to love finds a way in spite of everything

Based on a true story, Fuoco al cielo [fire in the sky] by Viola Di ...

If theology is prudent

Prudence is certainly at the top of the list of words endowed with ambiguity since ...

Why I, a priest, am doing a Masters in ‘Women and Church’

I wonder: why would a man want a university diploma specializing in “Women and Church”? ...

Lady Wisdom, a poetic portrait

“For he who finds me finds life and obtains favour from the Lord” (Proverbs 8:35). ...

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