June 3-10, 2013

Vol.208 / No.19
Signs Of the Times

“Money has to serve, not to rule," Pope Francis said. " We have created new idols."

Signs Of the Times

Human trafficking is so widespread that U.S. congregations of women religious are uniting in a nationwide effort to limit its reach. For years individual congregations have run human trafficking awareness programs regionally. Sister Margaret Nacke, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia, Kan., sa

The Word
John W. Martens December 12, 2013

Jesus rsquo love for the weak and marginalized is made manifest in a powerful account in Luke rsquo s Gospel as is the human willingness to label and disenfranchise people we consider less worthy In today rsquo s narrative Jesus suggests that we start to identify who we truly are in relationship

Current Comment
The Editors May 21, 2013

The sheer volume of U.S. military interventions comes as something of a shock.

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J. May 21, 2013

This December marks the 50th anniversary of “Inter Mirifica,” the “Decree on the Means of Social Communication” promulgated by the Second Vatican Council. The decree is one of the guiding lights for America. The reflections on our mission and identity in this issue are heavil

Signs Of the Times

At the end of 2011, the Catholic population worldwide reached 1.214 billion.

The Editors May 21, 2013

Much-needed reforms in the way food aid is delivered may be thwarted in Congress.