"The fundamental polarity of human life between what is and what ought to be, between lack and fulfillment, between determination and freedom, is not abnormal; it is the norm. Every person is exposed to it because of the inescapable structure of human formation." (Adrian van Kaam, The Transcendent Self, Dimension Books, 1979, 172.)

Pope Francis Asks Protestants for Forgiveness

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Speaking at an annual Vespers service on Monday in St Paul’s Basilica in Rome attended by representatives of other religions, he asked “forgiveness for the un-gospel-like behaviour by Catholics towards Christians of other churches.” He also asked Catholics to forgive those who had persecuted them. Read more.