O Clarim brings to you a series on Spirituality and Christian Spirituality by Fr Fausto Gomez OP. In the first article of the series, Fr Gomez explores the intertwined nature of spirituality and moral theology, emphasizing their unity in Christian life. He discusses spirituality as a journey towards complete happiness with God, integrating prayer, asceticism, and personal devotion. Within the Christian context, he delineates various models of Christian spirituality, emphasizing the call to holiness and union with God.

Who is Christ to you?

In our attempt to live as faithful Catholics, we must but encounter this question of who Christ is to us. If we have not an answer, then we have not even begun our journey toward His promises. We are only authentic Christians when we acknowledge that Christ, the God-Man, alone suffices and makes us whole.

Jihadist terror displays barbaric face in northern Mozambique but is corporate greed for region’s mineral wealth the real endgame?

Mozambique, the former Portuguese colony, has been fighting the threat of jihadi terror in its northermost region of Cabo Delgado. But human rights activists in Africa point out that this is a deliberate and well-organized strategy to expel populations from their ancestral territories as the lands are rich with deposits of graphite that is used to make anodes for electric car batteries.