A commentary by Fr Martin Sirju, Vicar General for the Archdiocese of Port of Spain
“Give her what she wants because she is shouting after us…I was sent only to the lost sheep of the House of Israel,” Jesus replied.
The relevance of last Sunday’s gospel (Matt 15:21–28) rings loudly and disturbingly two weeks after the elections.
Racism is a subset of a wider problem—fear of ‘the other’. There are problems in our country that go deeper than personal deficiencies.