Faith News
Amid deadly protests in Iraq, a people's uprising in Lebanon and continued suffering in Syria, Catholic leaders of the Middle East called upon officials of their homelands to "ensure safety, peace and tranquility and stability for their citizens."
Faith News
Catholic News ServiceDecember 03, 2019
In February, McCarrick was dismissed by the Vatican from the clerical state.
Faith News
British bishops have made the right to life a priority for Catholics ahead of a general election in which two major political parties have promised to liberalize abortion laws.
Matt Malone, S.J.December 02, 2019
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Faith News
Associated Press reporting found it could result in thousands of new cases against the church and more than $4 billion in payouts.
Politics & Society News
Pope Francis has given a relic of Jesus' crib to the custody of the Franciscans in the Holy Land, who oversee the churches associated with Jesus' life, death and resurrection.
Politics & Society News
Since the protests began Oct. 1, an estimated 400 demonstrators have been killed.
Politics & Society Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.December 02, 2019
In what other country could the son of a saloonkeeper, one of 12 children in a two-bedroom house, rise to become the speaker of the national assembly? That is John Boehner’s story.
Politics & Society Features
Matt Malone, S.J.December 02, 2019
The day after introducing Pope Francis’ address to Congress in 2015, John Boehner stepped down as House speaker. America editor Matt Malone, S.J., talks to Mr. Boehner about the state of U.S. politics, then and now.
Arts & Culture Ideas
John W. MillerDecember 02, 2019
A Trappist monastery in Massachusetts revives a centuries-old brewing tradition.
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.December 02, 2019
The Rev. James Martin, S.J., leads listeners through a guided reflection on prayer during the Advent season.
Faith Last Take
Tara Isabella BurtonDecember 02, 2019
Writer Tara Isabella Burton reflects on finding her Christianity.
Faith Faith in Focus
Jeffrey EssmannDecember 02, 2019
Prophets are those people who through gentleness or annoyance (or some combination of the two) have called us to who we really are and pointed to where we were supposed to go.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersDecember 02, 2019
Like Isaiah's community, we can find joy in salvation from the Lord.
Arts & Culture Books
Jenny ShankDecember 02, 2019
'Body Leaping Backward' is a melancholy, atmospheric memoir that reads as a sort of urgent confession.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Robert David SullivanDecember 02, 2019
Federal spending on children fell to 1.9 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product in 2018.
Arts & Culture Books
Benjamin IvryDecember 02, 2019
In his new book, Christopher Steck recommends a relationship of kinship to animals rather than one of dominion or stewardship.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsDecember 02, 2019
President Trump has raised the stakes in the impeachment drama by questioning the integrity and motives of civil servants who have chosen to testify at the congressional hearings.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersDecember 02, 2019
Matthew connects Jesus to the Emmanuel prophecy of old.
Faith Features
Cecilia González-AndrieuDecember 02, 2019
The story of “La Virgen del Tepeyac” is about the birth of a people.