Where Heaven Falls Prey to Thieves

A short documentary… … about the extensive art theft that has taken place in North Cyprus since the 1974 Turkish invasion. The theft has taken place with tacit or active approval from the Turkish army. The plunder not only served as a source of income for criminals in North Cyprus and shady antiquity dealers, it…

St Ignatius Loyola

Is the Saint of the Day: On July 31, the Universal Church marks the feast day of St.  Ignatius of Loyola. The Spanish saint is known for founding the Society  of Jesus, also known as the Jesuits, as well as for creating the “Spiritual Exercises” often used today for retreats and individual  discernment. St. Ignatius…

From the Gospel…

When Jesus heard of it, he withdrew in a boat to a deserted place by himself. The crowds heard of this and followed him on foot from their towns. When he disembarked and saw the vast crowd, his heart was moved with pity for them, and he cured their sick. When it was evening, the…