April 17, 2017

Vol.216 / No.8

April 17, 2017

Arts & Culture Short Take
Jim McDermottMarch 23, 2017

Facing one’s clinginess, having to let go—it’s the last lesson, the real revelation of the ascension.

People carry large portraits of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero during rally in his honor in San Salvador (CNS photo/Roberto Escobar, EPA)
Faith Dispatches
José DueñoMarch 23, 2017

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, the postulator for the cause of Blessed Óscar Romero, experienced firsthand pushback against the archbishop’s canonization.

A young family poses for a photo in Monrovia, Liberia, March 24, 2016 (CNS photo/Ahmed Jallanzo, EPA).
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeMarch 24, 2017

Some of the tensions still troubling Liberian life have deep social and historical roots.

Politics & Society Dispatches
Jan-Albert HootsenMarch 28, 2017

The education plan for deportees represents one of the first attempts by the Mexican government to pushback against the policies of the new occupant of the White House.

Politics & Society Dispatches
Robert David SullivanApril 06, 2017

The U-turn on environmental policies comes as evidence mounts that climate change has already caused significant damage, from killing large sections of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to causing severe drought in Africa.

Mass is celebrated at Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Belleville, in Paris, on Feb 19, 2017 (Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry)
Faith Features
Pascal-Emmanuel GobryApril 07, 2017

The rise of "zombie Catholics" in French politics may indicate a renewed energy in the French church.

Faith Faith in Focus
Shannon EvansFebruary 02, 2017

Young and old, educated and mentally impaired, healthy and addicted, they wrapped strong and weak arms around us and they held us up.