The Cross They Bear

February 29, 2016

Vol.214 / No.7

February 29, 2016

DELIVER US FROM EVIL. Displaced Iraqi Christians at a camp in Irbil, Iraq, on Sept. 6.
Maryann Cusimano LoveFebruary 18, 2016

"When persecution happens in Nigeria, Pakistan or Iraq, it is not happening to 'others.'

VOICES FOR FREEDOM. Pope John Paul II talks with Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev during a historic 1989 meeting at the Vatican. The two expressed broad agreement on the need for greater religious freedom in the Soviet Union.
Drew Christiansen, S.J.February 18, 2016

The church's evolving understanding of religious liberty.

A BETTER PATH. Pakistani men at Friday prayers in the Lal Masjid (Red Mosque) on July 10, 2009, in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Daniel PhilpottFebruary 18, 2016

While the Catholic Church eventually left Christendom behind, ‘Islamdom’ still predominates among the world’s Muslim thinkers.

CRIES FOR HOME. Syrian refugee children in front of Macedonian riot police at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the village of Idomeni, Greece, Aug. 21.
Elias D. MallonFebruary 18, 2016

All believers need to recognize how our own traditions have helped fuel conflicts.

Religion in Vietnam today looks markedly different than it did 40 years ago.

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.February 18, 2016

Justice Scalia should be remembered for his capacity for friendship.

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