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Looking at God, Evil and Personal Suffering?

– Why do bad things happen? – If God exists, why doesn’t he do something? – Why am I being singled out? Of all the hurdles to faith, surely suffering must be the greatest. It tears lives apart and raises questions for us all. But when we ask...

Who do we complain to?

Terrorist attacks, earthquakes, Syria’s civil war, the refugee crisis, disease and bereavement – suffering comes in many guises and no one is immune from its clutches. And it often leads to a simple question: “Why?” But for those who don’t believe in God, to whom is...

Science Alone Does Not Work

The assumption that science and religion are in conflict is a view that never diminishes. Many assume that modern science has rendered religious explanations irrelevant, and some go further to say that science alone can answer all of the questions of life.   Not...

Why does God allow suffering?

If God knew there would be suffering in the world why did he create something rather than nothing and why does he not now intervene on our behalf? In an interview that was first aired on Radio 2 on Palm Sunday, Sharon Dirckx introduces this topic, which she has...