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America Media EventsNovember 13, 2019
Join us as Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns (Ret.) delivers the 2019 John Courtney Murray, S.J., Lecture.
Pope Francis attends the first session of the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon at the Vatican Oct. 7, 2019. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Faith News
"We told the Holy Father that we are afraid because we are forgetting our language; it is being extinguished because we are asphyxiated by the models of development that come from outside that do not respect life."
Faith The Good Word
Terrance KleinOctober 16, 2019
In rural America, shrinking parishes have to share priests. That’s nothing to fear.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Luke Hansen, S.J.October 16, 2019
As the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon reaches its halfway point, leaders of indigenous communities are speaking with passion about what is at stake for their communities and their hopes for this synod.
A volunteer serves a meal at a soup kitchen in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct. 4, 2019. Resolving the global crises of world hunger and malnutrition demands a shift away from a distorted approach to food and toward healthier lifestyles and just economic practices, Pope Francis said in an Oct. 16 message. (CNS photo/Agustin Marcarian, Reuters)
Politics & Society Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellOctober 16, 2019
Pope Francis said, “We must come to realize that what we are accumulating and wasting is the bread of the poor.”
Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceOctober 16, 2019
The fund was created in the wake of the Thomas Fire that struck Ventura and Santa Barbara counties in 2017-18.
Politics & Society News
The pastoral care of Hispanic families and immigrants, accompaniment of youth and young adults, and leadership development were the top priorities that Hispanic ministry leaders of seven dioceses, including the Archdiocese of Washington, addressed Oct. 5 at The Catholic University of America.
Politics & Society News
Catholics joined an array of faith communities, human rights groups, clergy, refugees and refugee resettlement agencies gathered outside the U.S. Capitol Oct. 15 protesting deep cuts to the refugee admissions program.
Politics & Society News
The Synod of Bishops for the Amazon is not a "referendum" on priestly celibacy; it is looking for ways to provide for the sacramental life and formation of the people there, U.S. Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley of Boston said.
Faith Video
America FilmsOctober 16, 2019

Father Jude Siciliano, O.P. and Sister Patricia Bruno, O.P. call themselves the Dominican Preaching team and they travel the country preaching parish retreats and giving scripture workshops.

View the complete episode at http://www.sundaytosunday.net.

 A man holds a banner showing new St. John Henry Newman before the canonization Mass for five new saints celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Oct. 13, 2019. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith Faith in Focus
Gregory HillisOctober 16, 2019
Like Newman, I am a convert to Roman Catholicism, but it is the way Newman converted that is most important to me.
Supporters of a public statue for St. Frances Xavier Cabrini in New York City march behind a Diocese of Brooklyn, N.Y., banner during the Columbus Day Parade in New York City on Oct. 14, 2019. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeOctober 16, 2019
Noting that Mother Cabrini was the first U.S. citizen to be canonized by the Catholic Church, Gov. Cuomo added, in perhaps a dig at political rival New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, “She is certainly deserving of a statue.”
Faith Podcasts
Colleen DulleOctober 16, 2019
This week on "Inside the Vatican," the hosts explain how the Amazon synod is different from previous synods.
Celestina Fernandes da Silva, a Catholic activist, waters flowers in front of her home in the Wapishana indigenous village of Tabalascada, Brazil, on April 3, 2019. (CNS Photo/Paul Jeffrey) 
Faith Dispatches
Eduardo Campos LimaOctober 15, 2019
According to priests and women religious who have worked in the Amazon for decades, the particularities of the Catholic mission in the region—especially the lack of clergy to attend to thousands of geographically isolated communities—has led them to make hard choices.
Politics & Society Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.October 15, 2019
What exactly are we celebrating on Columbus Day?
Politics & Society News
October 15, 2019
Anitalia Pijachi, an indigenous woman from the Amazonian town of Leticia, Colombia, came to the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon bringing a message from the elders of her people to Pope Francis, an elder of the Catholic Church.
Politics & Society News
Thousands of lawsuits will be filed against alleged child molesters as well as the institutions that employed them under a new California law taking effect next year, attorneys predicted Monday.
Faith Books
Diane ScharperOctober 15, 2019
In this book, Danny commits lies of omission as he does not tell his sister how much he hates their mother for essentially leaving them to whatever fate throws their way.
Domenico Giani, former chief of the Vatican police force, holds a cross as Vatican police officers and Swiss Guards process through St. Peter's Square in September 2016. Pope Francis appointed Gianluca Gauzzi Broccoletti, a cybersecurity expert, as the new head of the Vatican Security Services on Oct. 15. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) 
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellOctober 15, 2019
He takes over from Commander Giani, who resigned yesterday after taking “objective” but not “subjective” responsibility for the leaking to an Italian journalist of a reserved notice informing Vatican security personnel that five employees had been suspended from their work “as a precautionary
Politics & Society News
The Catholic aid agency Caritas Syria is working around the clock to aid those displaced by Turkish bombing and shelling.