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The Easter Rising Revisited

April 25, 2016

Vol. 214 / No. 14

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Slum bishop. Archbishop Jorge Mario Bergoglio, center, and the Rev. José María de Paola, right, visit the Villa 21-24 neighborhood in Buenos Aires in 1998.

Pope Francis’ theology begins with the people’s faith.

INNOCENCE AND EXPERIENCE. Brian Kiernan, 11, attends a Sinn Fein rally with members of the Finglas 1916 Commemoration group in Dublin on Jan. 31.
Pádraig Ó TuamaApril 14, 2016

Where do you begin the story of the border that divides Ireland?

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.April 14, 2016

Freddie Gray died one year ago. The 25-year-old African-American man had been arrested for possessing what the Baltimore Police Department described as an illegal switchblade. The officers put him in handcuffs, locked him in the back of a police transport van and took him for what The Baltimore Sun

Our readersApril 14, 2016

Rock the Foundations“‘Ghetto Gospel,’” by Alex Nava (4/4), is powerfully illuminating. I have long loved artists like B. B. King and Marvin Gaye, whose beautiful song during the Vietnam era claimed, “We can rock the world’s foundation/ Everybody together, together

The EditorsApril 14, 2016

“The Joy of Love” reaffirms teachings on marriage while facing today’s complicated reality.

Politics & Society Short Take
Séamus MurphyApril 14, 2016

Catholic social thought has much to say about the issues surrounding the Rising.

Faith in Focus
Dani ClarkApril 14, 2016

I think of a line in Dostoyevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov: “And if two of you are together, then there is a whole world, a world of living love.”