Tag - God

Technology Vs The Spiritual Life …

Comment:  Some parents try to put off the day when their offspring are allowed smartphones and thus unsupervised access to the internet. This, however, can cause bad feeling and cultivate rebellious attitudes in the young towards their concerned parents. And once they reach the older teenage years, it really isn't possible to ban things, not...

Ireland: Stephen Fry Blasphemy – Is Prosecution Likely? (No Chance…)

Stephen Fry is being investigated by Irish police over blasphemy claims more than two years after his outspoken comments about God on RTE's The Meaning of Life went viral. Mr Fry described a hypothetical creator as “stupid” and an “utter maniac” for designing a world filled with undue suffering. Asked in 2015 by the programme's host,...

Glasgow Crash: does human tragedy make God more present in the world?

The popular view about human suffering is that it makes it more difficult to believe in God. Even Catholics - indeed, even some priests - express themselves at a loss when dealing with death, especially sudden death or the death of a young person. That's astonishing, and completely contradicts what Catholic believe about the...