BOOK | Missionary Education: Historical Approaches and Global Perspectives | Kim Christiaens, Idesbald Goddeeris and Pieter Verstraete (editors)
It was at school in Goa that we first read John McCrae’s1 popular war poem, In Flanders Fields. Much as the history teacher emphasized its historical contexts, the English miss to drove home the literary devices within its poetic verse. While the recitation of the poem did convey a certain sense of melancholy for soldiers … Continue reading The Memory of Indians in Flanders Fields
Much before the announcement of Pope Francis to canonise Oscar Romero a Saint of the Catholic Church, the people of Latin America had already begun to venerate their San Romero, ever since his martyrdom on 24 March 1980. His witness to the gospel message that informed a faith in favour of the poor is as relevant to us today as it was in his own lifetime.