November 2010

A losing battle

Santiago Ramentol's picture

The Benedict XVI visiting Barcelona embodies the figure of a theologian-Pope. I am not saying that this Pope is well-informed about the complex web of contemporary thinking and events. Few clerics are. He is a man shaped by the study of God and all that is related to divinity. And he does this - and he has always done so - in the light of revelation, not reason, of the past, not of the future, as Hans Küng, his old academy companion, explains in his memoirs.

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Social “Catalanism”

Montserrat Tura's picture

The certainty that Catalonia is a nation, widely shared by the vast majority of Catalan society and political forces, may come with different vital attitudes and ways to face the future. Some parties build everything into a more or less unreal imaginary, without practical immediate consequences. Others, myself included, firmly believe that great principles must be translated into everyday life, into concrete ways of doing things, into tangible realities and quantifiable social advancements.

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We have the right to decide

Francesc Homs i Molist's picture

Beginning a new era, that of Catalonia’s right to decide its future; a first step in this direction is the Catalan Economic Agreement. This is the political proposal of Convergència i Unió for the future that is already here.

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