November 10, 2014

Vol.211 / No.14

November 10, 2014

Jon SobrinoOctober 29, 2014

On Nov. 16, 1989, six Jesuit priests, the community's housekeeper and her daughter were executed in El Salvador. Jon Sobrino, S.J., reflects on these 'crucified people.'

HOPE BLOOMS. Obdulio Ramos, the husband of Elba, planted roses on the lawn where the Jesuits were assassinated, along  P with Elba and her daughter, at the University of Central America, San Salvador.
Luke Hansen, S.J.October 29, 2014

In Arcatao, El Salvador, a small town nestled amid stunning mountain vistas near the Honduran border, the Historical Memory Committee is charged with preserving the memory of the civil war that left more than 75,000 dead—and thousands more “disappeared”—between 1980 and 1992.

David O’Brien October 31, 2014

The year 2014 marks two important anniversaries for the Society of Jesus and for all of us who share in Jesuit ministries.One is the 40th anniversary of the 32nd General Congregation, which famously affirmed the integral connection for the Jesuits of “the service of faith” and “pro

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.October 29, 2014

What N.C.R. and First Things have in common is not an idea but a communion of hearts.

Letters
Our readersOctober 29, 2014

Community SolutionsI would encourage readers to read Mr. Kennedy’s essay, “Dignity For All” (10/20), carefully, beginning with, “We convinced the government to put the park under local control…. We set up a community reinvestment fund so that a portion of every entranc

Bishops arrive for the beatification Mass of Blessed Paul VI celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Oct. 19. The Mass also concluded the extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family.(CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Editorials
The EditorsOctober 29, 2014

After 2014 Synod, the time for the real work and outreach has come.

Faith in Focus
Thomas P. RauschOctober 29, 2014

Thinking with the church in El Salvador