Pope Francis leaves in procession after a consistory for the creation of 13 new cardinals in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Oct. 5. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellOctober 05, 2019
In his homily as he created 13 new cardinals, Pope Francis emphasized the intimate link between being compassionate and “the ability to be loyal in one’s ministry.”
Workers from China are eager to show that a Chinese factory can prosper in the United States in ‘American Factory’ (photo: Netflix).
Arts & Culture Television
Vincent J. MillerOctober 04, 2019
The Netflix film offers a stunning degree of intimacy through the startup of a factory once run by General Motors.
Photo by Michael J. O’Loughlin
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinOctober 04, 2019
“How do we treat those things which are sacred? We treat them with care, dignity and respect. The church calls us to do that with our mortal remains as well.”
Faith News
Isabelle SenechalOctober 04, 2019
The prelates hail from 11 different nations and represent multiple religious orders, including the Society of Jesus.
Arts & Culture Poetry
Amy SchmitzOctober 04, 2019
the birds of winter are resting in resilient decadence or I’m not resting when there’s so little time left for resistance
Photo: America/CNS
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Luke Hansen, S.J.October 04, 2019
The cross is made from a piece of a wooden boat used by migrants to cross the Mediterranean to land on the island of Lampedusa.
 Pope Francis meets U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during a private audience at the Vatican Oct. 3, 2019. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Politics & Society Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellOctober 04, 2019
Pompeo: “More than 80 percent of mankind lives in places where religious freedom is threatened or entirely denied and it’s no coincidence that it has happened as unfree societies have proliferated.”
Faith Dispatches
Luke Hansen, S.J.October 04, 2019
Reform groups are seeking to bring attention to the fact that 185 men but no women are voting members of the Special Synod of Bishops on the Pan-Amazonian Region that begins on Oct. 6.
Herman Melville was born 200 years ago this August (photo: Alamy).
Arts & Culture Books
Christopher SandfordOctober 04, 2019
Melville, who was born 200 years ago this August, was consumed with the issue of humanity’s capacity for good or evil.
Faith Last Take
Robert George October 04, 2019
Christians and Muslims must, as never before, join hands to bear witness to God’s sovereignty, to God’s love for each and every member of the human family, to God’s desire that we lead upright lives.
Faith Features
Eve TushnetOctober 04, 2019
Healing teeth can be a first step in restoring hope and giving us a chance to tell a new story with our lives.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneOctober 04, 2019
This passage is not about prayer as much as it is about faith and patience.
Politics & Society Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.October 04, 2019
For only the fourth time in the history of the Republic, the American people face the real possibility that the president of the United States will be impeached and removed from office.
Arts & Culture Books
Daniel CosacchiOctober 04, 2019
This book, the story of a Czech priest working under communist oppression, constitutes a profound reflection on the 1989 collapse of communism and the liberation of the Czech people.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsOctober 04, 2019
Every citizen, whether aligned with the political right or the left, must denounce these crimes against our Jewish brothers and sisters.
Magazine Letters
Our readersOctober 04, 2019
‘I take that to mean the true in persona Christi role is not exercising special powers but witnessing that even the worst can be saved.’
Arts & Culture Books
Tom DeignanOctober 04, 2019
In short, Greenhouse argues, “Something is fundamentally broken in the way many American employers treat their workers.”
Arts & Culture Books
David GibsonOctober 04, 2019
Echoing Pope Francis’ exaltation of the “middle-class of holiness,” Robert Ellsberg prefers to describe saints simply as “those who walk in the paths of holiness.”
Arts & Culture Books
Renée Darline RodenOctober 04, 2019
‘When Life Gives You Pears’ reads as a polished version of a long catch-up conversation with a good friend, writes Renée Darline Roden.
Faith Your Take
Our readersOctober 04, 2019
We asked our readers: In what ways is the church helping Latinos live out their faith in this country?