Saints, Not Superheroes

March 20, 2017

Vol.216 / No.6

March 20, 2017

Dr. Derek Suite, founder of Full Circle Health, told clergy that they must practice self-care in order to avoid burnout. (Wyatt Massey)
Faith Dispatches
Wyatt MasseyFebruary 17, 2017

Summit participants learned about mental health awareness, suicide prevention and pastoral wellness.

Faith Dispatches
Gerard O'ConnellFebruary 22, 2017

“Amoris Laetitia” addresses the reality of Catholics in “non-legitimate unions” and opens the possibility for them to receive the Eucharist under certain conditions.

A young boy has his arm measured in October 2016 to see if he is suffering from malnutrition during a nutritional assessment at an emergency medical facility supported by UNICEF in Kuach, on the road to Leer, in South Sudan. Famine has been declared Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 in two counties of South Sudan. (Kate Holt/UNICEF via AP)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeFebruary 24, 2017

As civil strife threatens greater disorder, a famine looms in South Sudan; Pope Francis urges intervention.

San Diego Bishop Robert W. McElroy speaks with people at the U.S.-Mexico border fence in San Diego during the 23rd Posada Sin Fronteras (Posada Without Borders) on Dec. 10, 2016. (CNS photo/David Maung)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Jim McDermottFebruary 24, 2017

At the U.S. Regional World Meeting of Popular Movements in Modesto, California, San Diego Bishop Robert W.

Sister Loraine Marie Maguire, mother provincial of the Denver-based Little Sisters of the Poor, outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington March 23, 2016 after attending oral arguments in the Zubik v. Burwell contraceptive mandate case (CNS photo/Joshua Roberts, Reuters).
Politics & Society Features
Stephanie SladeFebruary 15, 2017

The Bill of Rights has failed to protect religious groups from legal assault on a number of occasions since our nation’s founding. Can it happen again?

Faith Features
Robert EllsbergFebruary 21, 2017

We have to take the saints down from their pedestals.

Faith Faith in Focus
James RuckFebruary 28, 2017

I have been told, “You cannot be both caretaker and husband.” This bothers me: How can I not be both caretaker and husband to Gail?