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So Help Me God

By Joseph Kilikevice O.P. / February 10, 2021

To call upon God to be a witness to whatever one says and does is a matter of considerable seriousness. Whatever name one may use to call upon the power that is above human abilities, claiming that same power as standing with and in approval of whatever words one may use in taking an oath,…

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Pope Francis Social Encyclical

“Fratelli tutti”: short summary of Pope Francis’s Social Encyclical

By Joseph Kilikevice O.P. / January 27, 2021

Fraternity and social friendship are the ways the Pontiff indicates to build a better, more just and peaceful world, with the contribution of all: people and institutions. With an emphatic confirmation of a ‘no’ to war and to globalized indifference.

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Earth From Apollo

The Declaration of a Global Ethic

By Joseph Kilikevice O.P. / January 27, 2021

A document written in 1993 belongs in “Shem Center for Interfaith Spirituality News” because it has remained an ever present matter of concern for the peoples of the world. It continues to invite the citizens of the whole world to reflect, pray and act to bring about an awareness of the interdependence of all peoples…

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