Politics & Society Short Take
Alexandra DeSanctisNovember 20, 2019
Alexandra DeSanctis: We are called to defend the least among us, and there is no more weak and defenseless population than unborn human beings.
Faith The Good Word
Terrance KleinNovember 20, 2019
In death, what we thought was lost is, wondrously, restored to us. What we feared could never be accomplished is achieved.
Faith Faith in Focus
Shawn SextonNovember 20, 2019
Before my illness I frequently thought of life from the perspective of what I had accomplished. Throughout my illness, God has reminded me that what is most important is what we do for other people and that he is really in charge.
Faith Short Take
Stacey NoemNovember 20, 2019
Pope Francis has criticized clerics who are “far from the people.” One solution, writes Stacey Noem of the University of Notre Dame, is to better integrate candidates for the priesthood with lay students.
Politics & Society News
"The Holy See reiterates its position of a two-state solution for two peoples as the only way to reach a complete solution to this age-old conflict."
Faith News
The mother of five and wife of comedian Jim Gaffigan said she has a charism and a vocation to work with post-confirmation teens
Politics & Society News
“As a Jesuit institution, we have a moral duty to put the common good above all else, and we believe the acceptance of this grant would legitimize the past, self-interested actions of the Koch Foundation,” a petition read.
Politics & Society News
About 1,000 people from the parish of about 4,600 registered parishioners attended a Nov. 14 healing Mass the night of the shootings.
Politics & Society News
"There was an apology, but for us, we needed more and we continue to seek more."
Faith News
Catholic News ServiceNovember 19, 2019
A news release from the Diocese of Peoria said it was informed Dec. 2 that Vatican had decided to postpone the Dec. 21 ceremony "at the request of a few members" of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Politics & Society News
During the raid, Vatican police seized documents, computers and cellphones from AIF’s headquarters
Faith News
"We must beware of fundamentalist groups; each (religion) has their own.”
Politics & Society News
Manuel RuedaNovember 19, 2019
Bolivian bishops are organizing talks between political factions as protests against the nation's new government become increasingly deadly.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellNovember 19, 2019
On the eve of Pope Francis’ visit to Japan, an exclusive interview with Yoshio Kajiyama, S.J., the Hiroshima-born former provincial of the country’s Jesuits.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellNovember 18, 2019
Pope Francis is coming to “the land of interreligious dialogue” when he visits Thailand from Nov. 20 to Nov. 23 as “a pilgrim of peace.
Jordan Barbour, Darryl Gene Daughtry Jr., Kyle Soller, Arturo Luís Soria and Kyle Harris in ‘The Inheritance’ (photo by Matthew Murphy for MurphyMade, 2019)
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtNovember 18, 2019
’The Inheritance’ is a portrait of millennial gay male life in New York City, and it is a picture both celebratory and cautionary.
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.November 18, 2019
The Rev. James Martin, S.J., leads listeners through an Examen prayer with a reflection on gratitude.
Faith News
The role of women must be more than just "functional," the pope said.
Politics & Society News
"Together with you, I pray that the destructive power of nuclear weapons will never again be unleashed in human history."
Armenian Catholic Father Hovsep Ibrahim Bedoyan of Qamishli, Syria, is pictured in an undated photo. He and his father were killed by alleged terrorists Nov. 11, 2019, en route Hassakeh to Deir el-Zour to inspect the restoration of the Armenian Catholic Church in the city. (CNS photo/courtesy Middle East Council of Churches)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeNovember 18, 2019
Armed groups affiliated with ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, celebrating erroneously in a statement the killing of “two priests.”