Politics & Society News
In a letter to people participating in a virtual Marian pilgrimage, Pope Francis offered words of encouragement to families struggling amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Politics & Society Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellSeptember 13, 2020
Pope Francis called on protestors to express their demands “peacefully” and appealed to government leaders to meet their "just aspirations."
A file photo shows Salvadorans gathering during a candlelight service in San Salvador to commemorate the 1989 killing of six Jesuits and two women during El Salvador's civil war. (CNS photo/Luis Galdamez, Reuters)
Faith Short Take
Manuel AcostaSeptember 11, 2020
Spain's sentencing of a former Salvadoran colonel for the murder of five Jesuit priests means the truth has surfaced, writes Father Manuel Acosta from San Salvador, but a rotten judicial system still causes pain.
Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceSeptember 11, 2020
A new law requires priests in the state of Queensland to break the seal of confession to report child sex abuse to police or face three years in jail.
Arts & Culture Film
Kevin Christopher RoblesSeptember 11, 2020
One can compare the film’s Chinese nationalism to jingoistic American movies by directors like Michael Bay.
Bruce Springsteen performs with Nils Lofgren, left, and Steven Van Zandt of the E Street Band during their concert at the Los Angeles Sports Arena in Los Angeles, March 15, 2016. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Arts & Culture Music
America StaffSeptember 11, 2020
‘Express your emotions, share your inner life and be emotionally generous with your friends and your partner.’
Politics & Society Short Take
Nathan SchneiderSeptember 11, 2020
Trump calls himself the “law and order” president. But his “law and order” is a promise for some at the expense of others.
Politics & Society News
Pope Francis said that when it comes to treating patients, especially women, doctors and medical institutions should place their care above financial gain.
Politics & Society News
"Like Peter Claver, are we not called to see Christ in every face and to hear him in every voice," he said, "no matter what race or ethnic backgrounds those faces and voices may represent?"
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellSeptember 11, 2020
Cardinal Tagle tested positive for Covid-19 on his arrival at Manila airport Sept. 10. He showed no symptoms, but is now in isolation.
Politics & Society News
A court in Spain on Friday sentenced a former Salvadoran colonel to 133 years in prison for the slaying of six Spanish priests in El Salvador more than three decades ago.
Faith Jesuitical
JesuiticalSeptember 11, 2020
This week on Jesuitical, Zac and Ashley talk with Mike Lewis about Pope Francis’ reactionary critics and the troubling divisions that plague the U.S. church.
Mark Galli kneels during Mass at St. Michael Catholic Church, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in Wheaton, Illinois. RNS photo by Tom Killoran
Faith News
For a few days last December, Mark Galli was perhaps the most well-known evangelical in the country – after penning an editorial calling for Donald Trump's impeachment and removal from office and arguing he was "profoundly immoral."
(CNS Illustration/Dado Ruvic, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
Erika RasmussenSeptember 10, 2020
Sister Mary Haddad on coronavirus vaccine: “It is our belief that all people regardless of immigration status—whether they be refugees or asylum seekers held in immigration centers—must be included in each priority population group.”
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Catholic Sentinel StaffSeptember 10, 2020
While the foothills of Oregon’s Cascade Mountains have been ablaze, creating red apocalyptic skies and leaving five small towns in ashes, most of the churches in the Archdiocese of Portland have not burned and many have offered shelter to thousands of evacuees.
Politics & Society News
The COVID-19 situation in India has been worsening; India, with more than 4.3 million cases, is now second after the United States.
Politics & Society News
The fight against poverty and social inequalities, as well as harsh criticism of President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic dictated this year's Cry of the Excluded protests.
Politics & Society News
In a letter to L'Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper, the head of the Congregation for Catholic Education called for an alliance between secular and Catholic educational institutions to confront the challenges caused by the pandemic.
In this 2017 file photo, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan is seen as a replenishment-at-sea is conducted with the Military Sealift Command's fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Ericsson in waters around Okinawa, Japan. (CNS photo/U.S. Navy, Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate via Reuters)
Faith News
Catholic News ServiceSeptember 09, 2020
Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio: "Catholics in the Navy and everywhere in this country rejoice in the decision by the U.S. Navy to reconsider closing the thriving Catholic programs at naval stations in California."
Arts & Culture Faith
James T. FisherSeptember 09, 2020
Major League Baseball celebrates the legacy of Roberto Clemente on Sept. 9.