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Holy Families

June 20-27, 2016

Vol. 214 / No. 20

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LOVE IN ACTION. A father holds his daughter at the Festival of Families with Pope Francis in Philadelphia on Sept. 26.
Julie Hanlon RubioJune 09, 2016

The Gospel recognition of the modeling of mercy in “imperfect” families

Detail of “Christ Blessing the Children,” by Artus Wolfaerts. Photo: Wikimedia Commons/bonhams
Jake KohlhaasJune 09, 2016

Five lessons from Scripture for parents

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.June 09, 2016

From the third-floor corner balcony of the Gran Hotel Ciudad de México, I enjoyed a panoramic view of at least seven centuries of human history. From the ghostly ruins of the Templo Mayor, to the Baroque splendor of the 16th-century cathedral, to the mammoth Palacio National, from which a vast swat

Our readersJune 09, 2016

A Gift to New MothersRe “Life After Birth,” by Kerry Weber (5/23): Congratulations to Kerry Weber. My heart is with her. If only I had known, especially after my first child, that I was not alone. Indeed, it felt as though I was. My mother helped me, but she was not prepared to listen to

The EditorsJune 09, 2016

Most at risk are African-Americans and the poor.

GROWING SEASON. The author and his father in front of his flower shop.
Faith in Focus
B. G. KelleyJune 09, 2016

Sons, often defined by their fathers, necessarily reflect on the man who gave them life.

Faith in Focus
Kevin ClarkeJune 09, 2016

All those gaudy graphics and bright colors? Surely there was something, well, evangelical about the darn thing. But I can’t argue with the results.