8th June 2021
Love, only love
The devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus invites us to be strengthened by the love of God that dwells in the whole of creation, and to recognise and imitate it in our lives, says Teresa White FCJ.
1st April 2020
Love in lockdown
Ignatius of Loyola believed that love ought to express itself in deeds rather than words, but what do those deeds look like when we are asked to separate ourselves from one another?
13th February 2018
What is love? Hannah Arendt and the 'amor mundi'
Hannah Arendt challenges us to see, in all our loving, the other as they are, and to see the face of God in them, never reducing the other to merely a function of our craving or an abstract conception of sameness.
8th April 2016
'Discernment charged with merciful love': Pope Francis’ Amoris Laetitia, on Love in the Family
Amoris Laetitia transposes church teaching on marriage and the family from the key of law to that of virtue.
13th February 2014
'As Barbara Cartland says...'
Flowers, heart-shaped chocolates and teddy bears decorated with the words ‘I love you’ have been filling shops for weeks in preparation for Valentine’s Day, but do these romantic gestures carry any meaning as a declaration of real love, whatever that may be? Fiona Ellis asks whether those three little words can ever convey the reality of love in action.
16th April 2010
I Am Love
Director: Luca Guadagnino
Starring: Tilda Swinton, Flavio Parenti, Edoardo Gabbriellini
UK Release date: 16 April 2010
Certificate: 15 (120 mins)
2nd December 2009
Exploring the encyclical
Frank Turner SJ introduces the principles that run through 'Caritas in Veritate' and emerge from the consideration of 'love' and 'truth' in Pope Benedict XVI's theology.
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