Faith Vatican Dispatch
A flare-up of sciatica has caused Pope Francis to cancel several appearances in the coming days.
Politics & Society Short Take
A ban on taxpayer funding of abortions began as a bipartisan policy and remains popular, writes Charles A. Donovan of the Charlotte Lozier Institute. President-elect Biden should keep it in place.
Politics & Society Dispatches
It is as though there are two parallel universes co-existing here, one hopeful and “normal for now,” the other overwhelmed by suffering.
Faith Faith in Focus
Two sisters reflected for America on the experiences of faith and grace they have found in the midst of a profoundly challenging time for their community.
The disclosure by the Spanish Jesuits comes as Pope Francis, the church’s first Jesuit pope, has tried to sensitize the church around the globe to the problem of clergy abuse.
“There’s more to being pro-life than abortion and assisted suicide,” said organizer Kathleen Domingo. “We want to keep our families safe. We didn’t think it was worth the risk. Life is precious.”
Arts & Culture Interviews
Interview: Did playwright Will Arbery predict the storming of the Capitol in ‘Heroes of the Fourth Turning’?
“There’s a war coming, dude,” says one character to another in “Heroes of the Fourth Turning.” Was she right?
Politics & Society Catholic News Quiz
How closely did you follow the news this week? Take our Catholic news quiz and find out.
Arts & Culture Ideas
Amanda Gorman's poem was like a lighting flash that spoke to eternal beauty
Arts & Culture News
Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth’s home run record and gracefully left his mark as one of baseball’s greatest all-around players, died Friday.
Arts & Culture Television
HBO’s ‘Tiger’ shows that Tiger Woods’s development as a human being came second to his golf.
Politics & Society Of Many Things
There is no part of our Jesuit ministry that is untouched by the devastating consequences of abortion.
Politics & Society Podcasts
Reactions to the inauguration of the nation’s second Catholic president.
Politics & Society News
President Joe Biden will revoke the so-called “Mexico City policy,” which blocks U.S. funding of foreign nongovernmental organizations that perform and promote abortion as a form of family planning.
Politics & Society Features
Federico Peña made history as the first Hispanic mayor of Denver. Now, he is imagining a better church.
Nichole Flores profiles Federico Peña, the first Hispanic mayor of Denver and a leader in national politics, who is now focused on the physical and spiritual health of his community.
None of the saints associated with the United States are of African descent. The Institute for Black Catholic Studies at Xavier University intends to change that, and here are six possibilities for sainthood.
Arts & Culture Books
This debut novel by 29-year-old Marieke Lucas Rijneveld won the 2020 International Booker Prize.
Arts & Culture Books
in Barack Obama's new memoir, readers get to know a host of colorful characters who played a role in the campaign for the presidency and Obama’s first term in office.