Like living cells

November 1, 2014 -- Living City

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If you look around you in some cities you pass through, you are left dismayed, and it seems to you that a Christian society is far off. The world with its vanity seems to dominate ...

And you would call Jesus’ prayer to the Father — “May they all be one” (Jn 17:21) — a utopia if you did not think of him. He saw a world very much similar to this one, and at the climax of his life he appeared to be overcome by it, defeated by evil.

He, too, looked at all those people whom he loved as himself. He came to bring the family together again: to make all one ...