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Feb. 1, 2019

Touch

In the common perception abuses have transformed what used to be the most delicate expression of love, the caress – maternal, comforting, or as a farewell to the dying – into an expression in itself suspect and virtually obscene, thereby creating scandal, in addition to violence and pain. In this issue we analyse certain moments of this transformation of feeling, this loss of the innocence of t...

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Touch

In the common perception abuses have transformed what used to be the most delicate expression ...

The Christian meaning of touch

The Christian faith is an education in touch inasmuch as it is focused on the ...

The first and the last caress

Touch is the last of the five senses. In our world sight and hearing dwell ...

Without any touching

Touch – as we are taught on the one hand by the commentaries on the ...

The Prophet’s footprint

Your footstep has left an impression in the stone,not on sand or in the Valley ...

Disciplined brotherhood

The variety of the origins, cultural contexts and the different personalities of founders and foundresses ...

​Women and food

We women generally have a greater verbal fluency than men. And, however strange it may ...

​The ever-unanswered question

Mark 4: 35-41“Let us go across to the other side”, Jesus said to his disciples. ...

Tenderness is healing

Olga Alexandrovna Sedakova, born in Moscow in 1949, is one of the most profound and ...

​Anna Foa, Commander of the Republic

President Sergio Matarella of the Italian Republic has named Anna Foa, a historian, journalist and ...

​The grandmother on Lesbos who bottle-fed little migrants has died

In 2015 her photo went around the world. The image which portrayed Maritsa Mavrapidou, seated ...

​Mother Teresa and the Argentinian writer

“Mother Teresa’s spirit helped me in my suffering”, the Argentinian Catholic writer Jesús María Silveyra ...

​The House for Life for Cameroonian girls

In the January issue of Mondo e Missione, the journal of the Pontifical Institute for ...

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