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Arts & CultureShort Take
Michael O'Brien
Boston College and Holy Cross have battled it out on the gridiron 83 times. Tomorrow's matchup should add another chapter to this storied (and only recently renewed) rivalry.
Ingrid Bergman as Sister Benedict and Bing Crosby as Father O'Malley in “The Bells of St. Mary’s” 
Arts & CultureCatholic Movie Club
John Dougherty
The caricatured or fetishized images of sisters we often see in movies are a far cry from the real sisters I, and probably you, have known.
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
Any limitations and rules regarding media access and communications during the upcoming Synod of Bishops are rooted in the “essence” of a synod, said the head of the synod’s communication committee.
FaithFaith in Focus
Joe Laramie, S.J.
The rectory is dead. Long live the rectory!
Kate Scanlon - OSV News
Cardinal Dolan said that in remembering the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Americans should also reflect on Sept. 12, 2001, when Americans came together to console and recover.
FaithFaith and Reason
James Martin, S.J.
If you trust the Holy Spirit, there’s no reason to fear Pope Francis or the Synod.
Arts & CultureMusic
Michael O'Brien
I may never hear my uncle Robert’s voice again, but if I want to know he’s still with me, I just need to listen to the music play.
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
“This is what the pope is asking of us,” Cardinal-designate Christophe Pierre said. “We are not only defenders of ideas, because if I defend only one idea, whoever disagrees with me becomes my enemy.”
FaithScripture Reflections
Sam Sawyer, S.J.
A Reflection for the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, by Sam Sawyer, S.J.
On the premier of Jesuitical’s seventh season, Zac and Ashley talk with friend and colleague James Martin, S.J., a about his brand new book, ‘Come Forth: The Promise of Jesus's Greatest Miracle.’
Inside the Vatican
On the premiere episode of this sixth season of “Inside the Vatican”Gerry and Colleen analyze the pope’s trip to the world’s most sparsely-populated country and the message he sought to deliver there.
Politics & SocietyNews
Eduardo Campos Lima - Catholic News Service
Presidential candidate Javier Milei has called Pope Francis an “imbecile who defends social justice,” “leftist son of a b* preaching communism,” and “the representative of the evil one.”
David Agren - OSV News
The Mexican Supreme Court has expanded its pro-choice stance as women can now access abortions without criminal penalties on the national level.
FaithFaith in Focus
Matthew E. Carnes
The action of the Holy Spirit is in our world is utterly unsettling and transformative.
FaithScripture Reflections
Kaya Oakes
A Reflection for Thursday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time, by Kaya Oakes
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Colleen Dulle
A key document listing the names of 3,600 people who were allegedly sheltered by Catholic religious orders in Rome during the Nazis’ occupation of the city has been rediscovered, after having been considered lost.
FaithThe Good Word
Terrance Klein
A Homily for the Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time, by Father Terrance Klein
FaithThe Word
Victor Cancino, S.J.
September 10, 2023, Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time: This Sunday’s readings highlight the role of the church’s public voice as it speaks to maintain internal cohesion. 
Pope Francis
Pope Francis summarizes his trip to Mongolia and thanks Mongolian Catholics for their generous hospitality.
Politics & SocietyNews
Kate Scanlon - OSV News
Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, an influential figure in Democratic politics who was also U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and energy secretary in the Clinton administration, died on Sept. 1.