When it comes to handling suicide, the church has made its greatest mistakes when it has not allowed pain to touch its own heart.
While I respect Obama in many ways, I have concerns about his popular view that ‘nobody’s hands are clean’ in the Israel-Hamas war.
If death anxiety is bubbling under our unconscious, and if some of our coping strategies are harmful, how can we help ourselves through it?
Matthew Perry’s death sobers us. It reminds us of the fleeting nature of life and the fading nature of beauty.
What we are watching in the post-Christian West is the inexorable marching of what I will term “The Theology Of The Skull”.
The much-loved cancer-stricken minister passed away while under hospice care, surrounded by his loved ones.
Churches in Turkey and Syria are calling for Christians around the world to pray, after earthquakes have killed almost 4,000 people.
I don’t mean to sound too sombre, but planning for death, its inevitability and inexorable pull towards our grave, is not a bad thing.
The much-loved ‘Murder, She Wrote’ actress and voice of Mrs Potts in ‘Beauty and the Beast’ has died peacefully at home at the age of 96.
The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II was full of ceremony, majesty and Royal decorum – and yet, it felt jarring, writes Akos Balogh.