February 15, 2010
Your Excellency, Your Grace, Reverend Fathers, brothers and sisters: to be here today is for me an enormous delight and a quite unexpected honor; and my first task is simply to say, from my heart, a very warmest thank you to America magazine, to the Jesuits, to you who have
Why aren't international aid groups seeking local expertise?
On January 25 Rowan Williams, the archbishop of Canterbury, accepted the 2009 Campion Award from the editors of America. A renowned scholar, theologian, ecumenist, pastor, professor and poet, Archbishop Williams is the author of more than a score of books. Drew Christiansen, S.J, the editor-in-chief
A rabbi explains the value of fasting.
Something’s Happening! Re “Bishops Battle Over Spiritual Worth of Medjugorje Pilgrimages” (Signs of the Times, 1/18): I heard Pope John Paul II’s reflection on the subject. It is neither a papal secret nor a papal declaration, but at one of the luncheons with bishops that the