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Seeing our own weakness exemplified in someone else, including and perhaps especially in artistic representation, can be a great opportunity for us—if we recognize ourselves, and also see the weakness for what it is.
One of the most frequently quoted passages from Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger's many writings is his famous assertion that the "only really effective apologia for Christianity comes down to two arguments, namely the saints the Church has produced and the art which has grown in her womb."
If you're an American, you might not know much about a decades-long conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, two small countries located in the Caucasus region, where Europe and Asia meet.
Husbands and wives reflect on how 'Love ... bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things' (1 Cor 13:4; 7).