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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
The world and the Catholic Church today need to take a leap forward “in faith, charity and hope,” Pope Francis said in his homily at a late afternoon Mass in Marseille’s open-air stadium.
FaithScripture Reflections
Zac Davis
A Reflection for the Memorial of Saint Pius of Pietrelcina, Priest
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael O'Brien
Where’s the modern-day Catholic labor priest?
FaithScripture Reflections
Kerry Weber
A Reflection for Friday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time, by Kerry Weber
Politics & SocietyNews
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
“The exploitation of migrants is criminal” as is their detention, Pope Francis told reporters in August, and “I am going to Marseille for this.”
How Catholic Charities’ mission and Catholic identity is informing their work on the ground.
Olivia Rodrigo performs during the MTV Video Music Awards on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023, at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.
Arts & CultureIdeas
Amanda Bergeman
Olivia Rodrigo’s childhood naïveté meets harsh reality in ‘GUTS’.
Christine Kirk as Sofi in ‘Infinite Life’ at the Atlantic Theater Company (photo: Ahron R. Foster)
Arts & CultureTheater
Rob Weinert-Kendt
For theater fans, the arrival of a new Annie Baker play is cause for celebration.
Pope Francis speaks with bishops from Colombia on the final day of their “ad limina” visit to the Vatican on March 24, 2023. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
FaithShort Take
Paul D. McNelis, S.J.
Seeing the pope every five years is not enough.
Arts & CultureCatholic Movie Club
John Dougherty
Popularity. Temptation. Vanity. Wearing Pink on Wednesdays.
People in Soweto, South Africa, walk past electricity pylons July 3, 2022, during frequent power outages because of aging coal-fired plants. (CNS photo/Siphiwe Sibeko, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Russell Pollitt, S.J.
In a pastoral letter, titled “All Citizens to Reclaim the Dream,” the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference encouraged South Africans not to lose hope.
FaithFaith in Focus
Nancy Small
The hardest prayer in St. Ignatius’s spiritual exercises eventually brought peace to the dying.
FaithShort Take
Rabbi Daniel F. Polish
After this letter, all of us must contend with the implications of the fact that he knew about the death camps—and he did nothing.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Michael O'Brien
To this day, my best friends are people I grew up with on Staten Island. But I am ashamed of how some members of my community have reacted to the recent arrival of migrants.
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
The Catholic Church excommunicated Luther. The Lutheran Augsburg Confession calls the papacy the ‘anti-Christ.’ But both sides are hopeful about the future of Christian unity.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
We now know everyone who will participate in the historic month-long gathering at the Vatican this October.
Inside the Vatican
Veteran Vatican correspondent Gerard O’Connell joins host Ricardo da Silva, S.J. to give an update on what we know so far about the new letter and what questions remain.
FaithScripture Reflections
Michael J. O’Loughlin
A Reflection for the Feast of Saint Matthew, Apostle and evangelist, by Michael J. O’Loughlin
FaithThe Word
Victor Cancino, S.J.
September 24, 2023, Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time: In the parable of the laborers in the vineyard, Matthew complicates the idea of fairness in the workplace and in the kingdom of heaven.
FaithThe Good Word
Terrance Klein
A Homily for the Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, by Father Terrance Klein