Politics & Society Short Take
Amanda KnappJanuary 05, 2021
In 2021, are we going to continue believing the worst of every one we encounter online? Blogger Amanda Knapp (“Indisposable Mama”) writes that Catholics can lead a different way.
Faith Interviews
JesuiticalJanuary 05, 2021
It’s easy to be mad at politicians, Father Conroy says. But they are human beings doing a hard job in a toxic environment. So we should pray for them, too.
Faith News
Catholic News ServiceJanuary 05, 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic has forced Pope Francis to cancel his annual celebration of infant baptisms on the feast of the Baptism of the Lord.
Politics & Society News
The 117th session of Congress got off to a testy start on Sunday, including an opening prayer from an ordained member whose pairing of “A-woman” with the traditional “Amen” raised both hackles and questions about the meaning of the word.
Politics & Society News
The pandemic has taken a terrible toll on the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in Latham.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeJanuary 04, 2021
Philip Allen Lacovara, who served as special counsel to Watergate prosecutors, described the president’s call to election officials in Georgia as “a new low in Trumpian mendacity and abuse.”
Politics & Society News
Pope Francis said that Diego Armando Maradona wasn’t just a skilled soccer player but a true artist.
Politics & Society News
Gloria Purvis, whose radio show “Morning Glory” was canceled on Dec. 30, said she has no regrets about using the show to discuss racial matters following the police killing of George Floyd.
Politics & Society Short Take
David Lay WilliamsJanuary 04, 2021
A genuine discourse about student debt among Christians would greatly benefit from an understanding of the rationale and wisdom embedded in their ancient Mosaic laws.
Faith Faith in Focus
Seth HainesJanuary 01, 2021
I searched for some spiritual guru who’d written about attachment and addiction. One name kept coming up: St. Ignatius Loyola.
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Amanda Martinez BeckJanuary 01, 2021
In 2021, we need fewer resolutions about weight loss and more about building connection.
Politics & Society News
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi commended Kibben for her integrity and patriotism and thanked Father Conroy for his service.
Faith News
Peace, he insisted, is a gift that requires a human response and human effort.
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At the beginning of a year people hope will mark the end of the Covid-19 pandemic, he urged them to create a “culture of care."
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God, he continued, is not someone “who would sacrifice human beings for a grand design,” but instead a compassionate and paternal shepherd.
Faith Podcasts
Inside the VaticanDecember 31, 2020
This week on “Inside the Vatican,” host Colleen Dulle and Vatican correspondent Gerard O’Connell recap the biggest Vatican moments of 2020.
Faith News
KNA InternationalDecember 31, 2020
Archbishop Gänswein said the decision in early 2020 had felt like a punishment, but he now knows this was not the case.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellDecember 31, 2020
Pope Francis is suffering from “a painful sciatica.”
Faith Faith in Focus
Christian LingnerDecember 31, 2020
As is so often the case with old songs, the middle verses bear the greater load of meaningful content (and are also, incidentally, the first forgotten.)
Faith Interviews
Ricardo da Silva, S.J.December 30, 2020
‘I rediscovered crossword puzzles. A way to feel like I’m putting some pieces in place that stay there.’