The Tempest of Fear

 

 

IN A GRIP OF FEAR 

IT seems as though the world is gripped in fear.

Turn on the evening news, and it can be unnerving: war in the Mid-east, strange viruses threatening large populations, imminent terrorism, school shootings, office shootings, bizarre crimes, and the list goes on. For Christians, the list grows even larger as courts and governments continue to eradicate the freedom of religious belief and even prosecute defenders of the faith. Then there is the growing “tolerance” movement which is tolerant of everyone except, of course, orthodox Christians.

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The Chain of Hope

 

 

HOPELESS? 

What can stop the world from plunging into the unknown darkness which threatens peace? Now that diplomacy has failed, what is left for us to do?

It seems almost hopeless. In fact, I have never heard Pope John Paul II speak in such grave terms as he has lately.

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