Thinking Faith reflects on the Elder Brother and the Visiting Pope


Murillo's Prodigal Son

Murillo's Prodigal Son

Ahead of this week’s papal visit, Catholics in the United Kingdom will be thinking about how they will engage with the atmosphere and events of the coming days. In a homily delivered last Sunday, Philip Endean SJ suggested that the much-maligned elder brother in the parable of the Prodigal Son might be a character to whom we turn for guidance

– what might we learn from him that will allow our faith to be strengthened by this visit?  To read more see: www.thinkingfaith.org/articles/20100915_1.htm

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