Happy Feast of St. Ignatius Day! Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Vatican, marking the feast day of St. Ignatius, the founder of the Jesuits. (Check the Jesuit Pope out here.) Want to learn more about St. Ignatius and Ignatian spirituality? Read about his riches to rags story, watch this video meditation about St. Ignatius and listen to what makes a Jesuit a Jesuit.
Pope Francis announces 'fraternity' as theme for World Day of Peace.
A PETA-like protest at Washington National Cathedral.
The Pope stated in an interview on Monday regarding gay and lesbian people, "Who am I to judge?" provoking many positive reactions, but what does it mean? America senior editor Kevin Clarke breaks down the significance of Francis's comments. He also takes a crack at explaining Secretary Kerry's Middle East gamble. And while we're in the neighborhood, take a look at what the editors think about "Making Peace with Iran."
N.S.A. whistleblower Edward Snowden's father believes his son to be a true patriot.
Forecast for the month of July: 180,000 new workers with a chance of optimism.