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Dominic McGrattan: Angels of mercy and hope can still change history

Dominic McGrattan
Holocaust Memorial Day will be observed on Sunday, the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp on January 27 1945. Fr Dominic McGrattan reflects on the catastrophe of that genocide, and finds hope in 'humanity's angels' who build 'compassion and grace, tolerance and beauty, justice and generosity' 

4 Corners Festival: What does forgiveness look like?

William Scholes
THE 4 Corners Festival has never shied away from tackling difficult subjects but this year's programme, which will centre on the challenge of forgiveness when it opens next week, may be the boldest yet.

Fr Paddy Delargy: Prayer makes a difference

Fr Paddy Delargy
In the first of an occasional series on prayer, Fr Paddy Delargy draws on insights from St Jane de Chantal and St Francis de Sales and explores how a prayerful life keeps us close to God 

Francis Campbell: Finding hope for 2019 amid the turmoil

Francis Campbell
IN these fraught times the risk for us all is to imagine that the more familiar - which usually means one's own system and experience - is the norm and all else which we encounter which is therefore different from that is somehow abnormal.

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