A Church of the Poor

Cardinal Quevedo acknowledges that it is often difficult for people, and whole institutions, to shift their centre of gravity towards the poor. Does fear of insecurity stop me from doing this? What else might stop me? When I am in solidarity with the poor, do I sense a closeness to… Read More »A Church of the Poor

Holy Thursday

How can we wash the feet of those who have no feet? This statue is at the Jesuit Refugee Service reflection centre in Siem Reip in Cambodia. Many Cambodians lost limbs to land mines during the war, and unexploded cluster bombs are still harming ordinary people. If we wish to… Read More »Holy Thursday