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September 30, 2019

Vol. 221 / No. 7

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Arts & Culture Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.September 20, 2019

All violence flows in some way from a failure to understand that our infinite desire for love can be satisfied only by the one who alone is the infinite source of that desire, Matt Malone, S.J. writes.

Arts & Culture Your Take
Our readersSeptember 13, 2019

Ciaran Freeman spent last summer, after his year as an O’Hare fellow at America Media, combing through movies about Catholic schools and ranking them. The findings were published here. Since then, readers have written in to let Mr. Freeman know what films he overlooked in his top-10 ranking.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsSeptember 09, 2019

The ongoing violence itself is shocking and depressing, but another grim facet of the American plague of mass shootings is the way we have become inured to it, the Editors write.

Faith Editorials
The EditorsSeptember 11, 2019

Throughout the visit to Africa, we were invited to see what a “poor church for the poor” looks like. Let’s keep our attention there, the Editors write.

A Mass for young adults on Dec. 7, 2016, at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
Faith Short Take
Jane Cooley FruehwirthAugust 19, 2019

All youth counselors should be aware of this connection.

Tourists peer through protection panels securing a perimeter around the Notre Dame Cathedral ahead of the start of a massive lead decontamination in Paris, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Faith Dispatches
Melissa VidaSeptember 06, 2019

Msgr. Patrick Chauvet, the rector and archpriest of Notre-Dame, would like to restore the cathedral exactly as it had been before the fire. That would mean recreating the great wooden attic, nicknamed “the forest,” that was consumed in the blaze.

Faith Dispatches
Luke HansenSeptember 12, 2019

Catholic bishops, indigenous leaders and experts are preparing to gather in Rome from Oct. 6 to Oct. 27 for the special Synod of Bishops on the Pan-Amazonian Region.