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FaithVatican Dispatch
Colleen Dulle
The head of the Vatican’s Dicastery for Communication has defended his department's use of expelled Jesuit priest Marko Rupnik’s artwork in its official materials.
A conversation with Rachel L. Swarns, the author of "The 272: The Families Who were Enslaved and Sold to Build The American Catholic Church"
David Agren - Catholic News Service
Spanish Jesuit Luis María Roma, who died in 2019, was recently discovered to have abused hundreds of Indigenous girls while serving as a missionary in rural Bolivia, and to have documented his acts in a diary.
Members of Coro y Orquesta Misional San Xavier perform the opera “San Francisco Xavier” at the Church of San Xavier in the town of San Javier, Bolivia, on April 23. 2024.
Arts & CultureMusic
Phillip Alcon Ganir, S.J.
The opera ‘San Xavier’ provides a glimpse of how Jesuits evangelized with music—a key dimension of the 1986 film “The Mission.”
Arts & CultureBooks
Elias Crim
Ivan Illich was a “radically orthodox” monsignor who remained tradition-minded his entire life. With Pope Francis, his hour may have finally arrived.
Marlon Brando as Vito Corleone in 'The Godfather' (IMDB)
Arts & CultureFilm
John Dougherty
The fact that audiences see the story as aspirational is more of a reflection on us as fallen people than the film itself.
U.S. teens spend an average of 4.8 hours a day on social media, according to a Gallup poll. Photo shows teenagers seated in a row, all looking at their phones. (iStock/monkeybusinessimages)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
J.D. Long García
The U.S. surgeon general suggests a warning label on social media apps. But God entrusted us with the care of our children, and we’re the ones who should be held accountable for any harms.
FaithScripture Reflections
Ashley McKinless
A Reflection for the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles, by Ashley McKinless
FaithScripture Reflections
Colleen Dulle
A Reflection for Thursday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time, by Colleen Dulle
FaithScripture Reflections
Kerry Weber
A Reflection for Wednesday of the Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, by Kerry Weber
FaithScripture Reflections
Heather Trotta
A Reflection for Tuesday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time, by Heather Trotta
FaithScripture Reflections
Molly Cahill
A Reflection for the Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, by Molly Cahill
Inside the Vatican
In this episode of “Inside the Vatican,” hosts Colleen Dulle and Gerard O’Connell bring you inside the G7 summit and Pope Francis' meeting with comedians.
FaithThe Good Word
Terrance Klein
A Homily for the Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, by Father Terrance Klein
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
Pope Francis and a nine member Council of Cardinals heard presentations from women experts on the role of women in the church through the lens of canon law.
Politics & SocietyFaith and Reason
Julie Schumacher CohenJordan Denari Duffner
Ultimately, it is up to each of us to prayerfully discern the individual contribution we can make. Guided by our faith and Catholic social teaching, we can do our part to support a just peace in Israel-Palestine.
Politics & SocietyNews
Gina Christian - Catholic News Service
Louisiana Governor Jeff Landry, a Republican, has ordered all public schools to display the Ten Commandments in classrooms by the start of 2025, a move decried by much of civil society as a violation of the separation of church and state.
Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, then-apostolic nuncio to the United States, greets children during Pope Francis' visit to Our Lady Queen of Angels School in East Harlem, New York, in this Sept. 25, 2015, file photo (CNS photo/Eric Thayer/The New York Times, pool).
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
If convicted, Archbishop Viganó would be excommunicated and could also be removed from the clerical state.
Arts & CultureDispatches
Michael O’Brien
Major League Baseball is finally incorporating stats recorded by Negro League players as part of M.L.B.’s official record books.  
The first provisional results for the European Parliament elections are announced at the European Parliament building in Brussels June 9, 2024. (OSV News photo/Piroschka van de Wouw, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Hargaden
The elections results suggest that European states will set stricter policies on immigration, raising levels of despair among asylum seekers and hundreds of thousands of people living without official status across Europe.