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Pope Francis dressed in white garments holds a hand up while speaking to a crowd
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
The multitude of men and women honored on the feast of All Saints lived according to the Eight Beatitudes.
FaithScripture Reflections
Jill Rice
A Reflection for the Solemnity of All Saints, by Jill Rice
the top point of a church with a cross at the top, with blue sky, all made of puzzle pieces that are slowly separated as you look left to right
FaithFaith in Focus
Matthew Buscarino
Church leaders need to reckon with the fact that many people my age don’t feel that they need the institutional church to help them live happy, spiritually fulfilling lives.
A California Highway Patrol officer lifts police tape to let parents and students leave a cordoned-off area following a shooting at a school campus in Oakland, Calif., on Sept. 28, 2022. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group via AP)
Politics & SocietyPodcasts
Robert David Sullivan
In a new episode of Voting Catholic, host Sebastian Gomes discusses the American ”idolatry” of guns with Gonzaga University’s Patrick McCormick and Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller of San Antonio.
Michael J. O’Loughlin
How does a Catholic priest minister in a town famous for its devotion to the occult? Well, first you try to be a good neighbor.
Politics & SocietyNews
Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service
“I am deeply grieved over this violence, which should have no place in our communities, our political process, or our great nation,” said Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles.
a woman cries at a group memorial for the victims of the stampede. she has dyed orange-red hair and is wearing a green mask and is covering her mouth in sorrow
Politics & SocietyNews
Catholic News Service
Catholic bishops in South Korea expressed sorrow and offered prayers after more than 150 people died in a stampede during Halloween celebrations in Seoul.
Peruvian Foreign Minister César Landa Arroyo, center, and Cardinal Fernando Vérgez Alzaga, president of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State, look at the mummies that will be returned to Peru.
Politics & SocietyNews
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
“More than objects, they are human beings.” said Cardinal Fernando Vérgez Alzaga, president of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Nov. 6, 2022, the Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time: Today we gain insights into some of the philosophical and theological debates at the time when Luke was writing.
FaithScripture Reflections
Jim McDermott
A Reflection for Monday of the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time, by Jim McDermott, S.J.
Gray concrete road across brown valley
FaithScripture Reflections
Cecilia González-Andrieu
A Reflection for Saturday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time, by Cecilia González-Andrieu
Inside the Vatican
Host Colleen Dulle and veteran Vatican correspondent Gerard O’Connell dig into three eye-catching Vatican stories this week.
A customer pumps gas at an Exxon gas station on May 10, 2022, in Miami. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)
Politics & SocietyPodcasts
Robert David Sullivan
In a new episode of Voting Catholic, Sebastian Gomes speaks with the economist Tony Annett about the causes of inflation—and with Catherine Orr, a pastoral associate in Wisconsin, about the pressure of rising prices for gas and other goods.
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Catholicism’s decline was especially noticeable in Quebec, the French-speaking and historically Catholic province where secularism is considered a key cultural value.
Mariah Carey at the Saint Regis Hotel on June 9, 2014 (Alamy)
Arts & CultureMusic
Stephen G. Adubato
Listening to the album anew, I can see how Carey’s songs shed light on the spiritual and psychological struggles of children of divorce (like Mariah Carey and I).
New episode of Jesuitical: on hell, demonic possession and Christian burial practices.
Arts & CultureBooks
Christopher Pramuk
Roger Haight’s latest book is a master class in Christian apologetics. Haight’s study rises from pointed questions put to the believer, questions that cannot be ignored or wished away.
T. S. Eliot (photo: Wikimedia)
Arts & CultureIdeas
Jayme Stayer, S.J.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the publication of “The Waste Land.” The 433-line poem is important, but it’s not very user-friendly.
FaithFaith in Focus
Simcha Fisher
When you have thoroughly internalized the idea that you ought to be taking up less space than you do, Lizzo is the most beautiful thing you have ever seen.
thomas cahill sits in his new york apartment in a 2006 photo, he is wearing a black shirt and brown pants and rests his arm on a piano. there is a lamp behind him
Arts & CultureNews
Associated Press
In his million-selling “How the Irish Saved Civilization,” Cahill cited Ireland's crucial—and unappreciated—preservation of classical texts after the fall of the Roman Empire.