Community
America Media EventsSeptember 24, 2019
Join us as America and American Bible Society host H.E. Cardinal Joseph Tobin, Archbishop of Newark, for an evening discussion on the vision of Pope Francis and the present state and future of the American Catholic Church. 
Community
America Media EventsSeptember 10, 2019
Join us for a conversation with three of the most recent U.S. Ambassadors to the Holy See as we commemorate the 35th anniversary of the normalization of relations between the United States and the Vatican.
Light streams into St. Gabriel’s Passionist Parish in Toronto. (Photo courtesy of Larkin Architect Limited)
Faith Dispatches
Dean DettloffAugust 23, 2019
The daily light show at St. Gabriel's in Toronto is not just aesthetically moving, writes Dean Dettloff. It is part of a church design that reminds us of human dependence on the earth.
Faith Magazine
Kerry WeberAugust 23, 2019
“The Church is a family of families,” Pope Francis writes in “Amoris Laetitia.”
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.August 23, 2019
Our commitment to God is expressed through living out the gospel, but also in your fidelity to prayer. Day in and day out. “Showing up and shutting up,” as my friend likes to say about daily prayer.
In this Aug. 20, 2019 drone photo released by the Corpo de Bombeiros de Mato Grosso, brush fires burn in Guaranta do Norte municipality, Mato Grosso state, Brazil. (Corpo de Bombeiros de Mato Grosso via AP)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Eduardo Campos LimaAugust 23, 2019
A record number of wildfires and the rapid deforestation of the Amazon are prompting Latin American bishops to plead for international action, writes America’s correspondent in Brazil, Eduardo Campos Lima.
Politics & Society News Analysis
David DarkAugust 23, 2019
We need not continue to enable the enablers of disinformation.
Arts & Culture Film
Eve TushnetAugust 23, 2019
Pasolini called “Salò” his first film “about the modern world.”
Arts & Culture Books
Daniel PhilpottAugust 22, 2019
In her new book on 'Red State Christians,' Angela Denker seeks “greater engagement and conversation at a time when America feels pulled to its extremes, when our first national impulse is to block and unfriend anyone who disagrees with us."
Arts & Culture Television
Kerry WeberAugust 22, 2019
The history of “Sesame Street” offers some helpful lessons to anyone trying to spread a message of hope in an all-too-divided world.
Faith Faith in Focus
Valerie SchultzAugust 22, 2019
Do not ever let anyone say that sobriety is easy on a family: The return of a prodigal can spark consuming fires.
Faith Features
J.D. Long-GarcíaAugust 22, 2019
Its multifaceted approach aims to welcome couples into the community, enrich their relationships and help them grow together in the faith.
Faith News
The investigation will determine the credibility of an accusation of abuse allegedly committed “more than 50 years ago” by Archbishop Pinera who, at 103, is the oldest living bishop in the world.
Politics & Society News
New South Wales is the only Australian state where abortion remains a criminal offense.
Arts & Culture Poetry
Maryann CorbettAugust 22, 2019
Be praised, O Lord, for this bit of mystery, / which lifts, which lightens.
People bury a prisoner who was killed during a prison riot in Altamaria, Para state, Brazil, on July 31. Grieving families began to arrive that day at the cemetery of Altamira to mourn some of the 58 inmates killed by a rival gang in a grisly prison riot. (AP Photo/Raimundo Pacco)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Eduardo Campos LimaAugust 21, 2019
Deadly riots regularly occur in the third-largest prison system in the world, reports Eduardo Campos Lima, and Brazilian authorities are restricting the practice of religion rather than address overcrowding, gang activity and other problems.
Faith The Good Word
Terrance KleinAugust 21, 2019
Love created us to be distinct from itself so that we could choose to love. It will not annihilate us, overwhelm who we are.
Faith Your Take
Our readersAugust 21, 2019
Part of our special family issue.
Arts & Culture Books
Jon Hassler championed "America’s often struggling middle class” with his rigorous moral vision in his novels.
Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and U.S. President Ronald Reagan sign the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty at the White House in Washington Dec. 8 1987. (CNS photo/Reuters)
Politics & Society News Analysis
Maryann Cusimano LoveAugust 21, 2019
Without the I.N.F. Treaty, there are no longer any limits on destabilizing intermediate-range weapons. There are also no mechanisms for verification and transparency measures or other confidence-building exchanges among military officials and nuclear arms scientists.