April 3, 2017

Vol.216 / No.7

April 3, 2017

Internally displaced children eat inside a tent in Aleppo, Syria, Oct. 8, 2014. (CNS photo/Jalal Al-Mamo, Reuters) 
Politics & Society Dispatches
James Martin, SJMarch 02, 2017

“We find God in every act of mercy we do unto others.”

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, England, talks with Pope Francis as the arrive for the concluding session of the extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family at the Vatican Oct. 18. At right is Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, general secretary of the Synod of Bishops. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Michael J. O'LoughlinMarch 08, 2017

“Creating space for a variety of pastoral responses is not decentralization. It’s a response to the realities in which people live.”

A mural in El Paisnal, El Salvador, seen in this Jan. 29 photo, features Blessed Oscar Romero and town native Father Rutilio Grande, surrounded by rural men, women and children, the community the Jesuit Father Grande served from 1972 until his March 12, 1977, assassination. (CNS photo/Rhina Guidos)
Politics & Society Dispatches

In El Salvador, there is a yearning that the intercession of Blessed Oscar Romero will help the beatification cause of his martyred Jesuit friend, Father Rutilio Grande.

Boeing's Apache attack helicopter is one of America's leading exports. (iStock/MR1805)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeMarch 21, 2017

The United States dominates an annual global weapons export market that has topped $100 billion.

Politics & Society Features
Kaya OakesMarch 07, 2017

An old Jesuit parish in San Francisco took on a new mission to help its neighbors in need.

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican in June 2015. (CNS photo/Maria Grazia Picciarella, pool)
Politics & Society Features
Sohrab AhmariMarch 14, 2017

Christianity faces a grave threat from globalization, but Vladimir Putin does not offer the right response.

Pope Francis leads the Benediction following eucharistic adoration in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican June 2. Catholics gathered at the same time for eucharistic adoration in cathedrals and parishes around the world for the first Vatican-organized global holy hour. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith Faith in Focus
Nathan SchneiderMarch 07, 2017

Whether you are pro-Trump or anti-Trump—you're still transacting in the attention economy of Trump.