October 15, 2018

Vol.219 / No.8

October 15, 2018

Politics & Society Dispatches
Gerard O’ConnellSeptember 22, 2018

Pope Francis has recognized all the remaining bishops who were ordained in China in recent years without the pope's approval.

Faith Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaSeptember 24, 2018

"Young Latinos are engaged. They are open to giving of themselves,” Archbishop José Gomez said. “We need to be more conscious of ministries for young Catholics.”

Palestinian refugee students stand outside a classroom in Beirut, Lebanon, on Sept. 3. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeOctober 04, 2018

The United States is gutting the funding for the U.N. Relief and Works Agency, creating an instant humanitarian crisis for a region already overloaded with them.

Faith Features
Simcha FisherOctober 05, 2018

The work of choosing and being a godparent can lead to hurt feelings, dashed expectations—and the occasional influx of unexpected grace.

Politics & Society Features
John P. Langan, S.J.October 05, 2018

The G.O.P. was founded to oppose slavery, which makes it all the more ironic that the party of freedom finds itself in bondage—to itself.

 Devotees participate in a procession at the start of a Marian vigil led by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Oct. 8. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith Faith and Reason
Leonard DeLorenzoOctober 02, 2018

Before we can accompany young Catholics, we must know where we are taking them. Mary shows the way.

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Faith Faith in Focus
John CarrSeptember 25, 2018

What I've learned from more than 50 years in service of the church.