The created purpose of a smart phone is to communicate. So if all apps were destroyed and all you had left was a simple phone, would it still be a phone? Yes. And would it meet its purpose? Yes.
Where I grew up, small family farms were the rule. If a family was in trouble — serious illness at harvest time, perhaps — the community would rally. Farmers quickly mobilized to get the corn picked or the hay bailed.
Around the world, people will celebrate World Refugee Day on June 23. This is a celebration and a show of support and solidarity with our brothers and sisters who have been displaced from their homes by war and persecution.
I believe voting and our public places belong to Caesar and issues of morality belong to God.
Pope Francis is asking for a public faith, not a private one that only serves oneself. You are not to become holy for yourself but for others. We are called to preach, teach, defend and share the joy of the Gospel.