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FaithFaith in Focus
John Davis
If we saw up close the brutal toll of our wars, we would be less likely to fight them.
Nicole Winfield - Associated Press
Lourdes Bishop Jean-Marc Micas said in a statement that ex-jesuit artist accused of abuse, Marko Rupnik's, artwork will continue be displayed in Lourdes as to not "tear the church apart".
Gina Christian - OSV News
Indigenous Catholics in New Mexico are reeling after an image of Christ as an Apache holy man was taken from a Mescalero mission. The church's pastor has fallen under suspicion of complicity in the removal.
FaithThe Word
July 7, 2024, the Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Does Jesus have the credentials to lead the people of Galilee? Each of the next three Sundays provides a different response and reflection.
Charles C. Camosy
Engagement with Catholic schools can help seminarians enter ministry with a clearer sense of the pastoral needs of their flock.
Politics & SocietyNews
Kate Scanlon - OSV News
“This is a day of gratitude for El Paso, the work of Annunciation House and the resilience of our community’s hospitality workers,” Bishop Mark J. Seitz of the Diocese of El Paso said in a statement.
FaithFaith and Reason
James F. Keenan, S.J.
Vulnerability, defined as the capacity the human being has to be open and responsive to another human being, is a central mark of what makes us human.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
Tom Wolfe would have loved to write about a debate between a billionaire former president who is also a convicted felon and an octogenarian sitting president whose public mental lapses are vociferously denied by many of his own confidantes.
Arts & CultureNews
Nicole Winfield - Associated Press
A statue of Mary giving birth to Jesus was beheaded by an anonymous group of vandals, garnering support from traditionalist Catholics who have criticized the statue's depictions.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
David Stewart
Some polls are going as far to predict that Prime Minister Rishi Sunak might lose his own seat on July 4. He would be the first Conservative prime minister to suffer such a humiliation.
“The Eucharist is the food that makes us hungry,” says Eucharistic Revival preacher Joe Laramie, S.J., so when he preaches, he hopes to stir his congregation “to deeper hunger for the Lord, to grow in deeper devotion to him.”
Politics & SocietyVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
The Vatican’s first auditor general, Libero Milone, who was forced to resign in June 2017, claims he was framed and says Pope Francis was deceived by Cardinal Angelo Becciu.
FaithScripture Reflections
Ryan Di Corpo
A Reflection for Saturday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time, by Ryan Di Corpo
FaithScripture Reflections
Michael O’Brien
A Reflection for Friday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time, by Michael O’Brien
FaithScripture Reflections
J.D. Long García
A Reflection for Thursday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time, by J.D. Long García
FaithScripture Reflections
Kevin Christopher Robles
A Reflection for Tuesday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time, by Kevin Christopher Robles
FaithScripture Reflections
Rachel Lu
A Reflection for the Feast of St. Thomas, Apostle, by Rachel Lu
FaithScripture Reflections
Valerie Schultz
A Reflection for Monday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time, by Valerie Schultz
Arts & CultureIdeas
Michael O’Brien
"Magdalene: I am the utterance of my name" is advocating for setting the record straight on one of Christianity’s most vital disciples.
This week on “Jesuitical,” Zac and Ashley struggle to resist the temptation to “type” each other as they learn about the Enneagram from Liz Orr, author of “The Unfiltered Enneagram: A Witty and Wise Guide to Self-Compassion.”