Politics & Society Editorials
Hate crimes, particularly directed at the Jewish community, are stubbornly persistent both worldwide and in the United States, the editors write.
Faith Of Many Things
Father Matt Malone, S.J., reflects on God's grace can grace can transform nowheres into somewheres, and nobodies into somebodies.
Pope Francis’ reforms of the church are, depending on whom you ask, a long-awaited breath of fresh air or a slippery slope toward surrender to the modern world.
Pope Francis said there are plans to include a definition of ecological sins in the church's official teaching.
Arts & Culture Books
What makes 'Mass Exodus' a must-read is careful attention to the qualitative analysis related to disaffiliation from the church.
The document, titled "Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love—A Pastoral Letter Against Racism," sold out its first 2,000 copies eight months after it was printed and was recently sent out for a second printing.
The conference, titled "Promoting Digital Child Dignity—From Concept to Action," brought together religious leaders, academics, policymakers and tech industry leaders from around the world.
Politics & Society News
With rumors swirling around about two of their members, the bishops of New York state celebrated Mass at the tomb of St. Peter.
"Christ came to save 'the least, the last and the lost.' God takes the side of the poor, the oppressed, the marginalized—we can, too, and must take their side as well."
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Juan Antonio Guerrero Alves, S.J., a Spanish Jesuit with a degree in economics as well as considerable administrative and international experience, will take over as the new prefect of the Vatican’s Secretariat for the Economy on Jan. 1, 2020.
Politics & Society Short Take
Even as we debate the moral duties of faithful voters, we as a Catholic community have not succeeded in forming faithful candidates.
At the start of their meeting Nov. 11, the bishops raised pressing issues that included the priesthood shortage, gun violence and the need to provide support services for pregnant women.
Bishop DiMarzio said there is no truth to the accusation.
Join us as Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns (Ret.) delivers the 2019 John Courtney Murray, S.J., Lecture.
Politics & Society Dispatches
The Chilean bishops’ have urged political leaders to step up to their responsibility to preserve the common good and deplored acts of anarchy and looting, most recently directed against church sites themselves. But is anyone listening to them?
The pope's warning came as more countries have reported an escalation in anti-Semitic violence and vandalism across Europe.
Politics & Society Vatican Dispatch
“The Holy See acknowledges the decision of Australia’s High Court to accept Card. George Pell’s request of appeal, aware that the cardinal has always maintained his innocence.”
On "Inside the Vatican," the hosts explore the political and social implications of Francis’ highly anticipated address against nuclear weapons in Nagasaki.
“The marginalization painfully experienced by millions of persons cannot go on for long," wrote Francis.