October 28, 2019

Vol. 221 / No. 10

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October 28, 2019

Politics & Society Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.October 15, 2019

What exactly are we celebrating on Columbus Day?

Faith Your Take
Our readersOctober 18, 2019

Listeners of Jesuitical offer their own answer to the podcast's recurring question.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsOctober 09, 2019

While enough facts are still unknown that a decision on impeachment itself is premature, an inquiry is absolutely necessary, the editors write.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsOctober 11, 2019

Mr. Trump's turnabout is bad for the Kurds, bad for the campaign against ISIS and bad for whatever still remains of the nation’s international credibility.

With a hastily passed resolution, the Democratic National Committee exaggerated the numbers and the importance of its “secular” wing. (iStock/AlexLMX)
Politics & Society Short Take
Michael WearOctober 01, 2019

The Democratic National Committee got played, writes Michael Wear, when it passed a resolution celebrating the “religiously unaffiliated” and casting aspersions on those of faith.

Father Ferro visits with a parishioner in San Francisco, Colombia. Photo by David Agren.
Faith Dispatches
David AgrenOctober 03, 2019

His work is increasingly to support what synod organizers call creating a more “Amazon-like” church. A more Amazon-like church incorporates the customs and sensibilities of the local population, like indigenous spirituality, and promotes new forms of evangelization.

Cemetery by old church of St George in Reichenau Island, Germany. iStock photo
Faith Dispatches
Zita Ballinger FletcherOctober 03, 2019

“These options are in no way Christian: to anonymously scatter ashes in nature, air or water; to install an urn in a private home or apartment; to bury remains in a private garden; or to divide ashes into multiple ‘remembrance objects,’” the bishops wrote, also criticizing the trend to convert