“Simeon blessed them and said to Mary, his Mother, ‘Behold this child is destined for the fall and rise of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be contradicted, and you yourself a sword shall pierce, so that the thoughts of many hearts will be revealed'” (Lk 2:34-35).
At 5:29:45 A.M. in the New Mexico desert on July 16, 1945 at an operation code-named ‘Trinity,’ a new weapon by which governments could kill people is introduced into human history—the Atomic Bomb.
What difference does it make to a mother whether the child of her womb is killed by a superbomb made by super smart people or by the dagger of a illiterate soldier thrust into her son’s side?
Every mother, including the Mother of Jesus, says, “Whatever you do to my child you do to me.”
Jesus, the Incarnation of “God who is love,” says, “Whatever you do to the least you do to me.“
The Christian Just Warist bishop, priest, minister and theologian says, “Whatever you do to the least you do to Jesus—except when killing and maiming enemies in war.”