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November 17, 2014

Vol. 211 / No. 15

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ATTENTION MUST BE PAID. Liberians wait outside the John F. Kennedy Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia, Sept. 18.
Michael Rozier, S.J.October 21, 2014

A disease outbreak is a story we can really get into. The invisible micro-organism lodges itself inside a human host and travels undetected among the teeming masses—until it decides to reveal itself and bring humanity to its knees. The narrative is powerful. Other people, who should be sources

CONVERSATION STARTERS. Pope Francis leads a meeting with interfaith religious leaders at the Vatican, March 20, 2013.
Gavin D'CostaNovember 05, 2014

The Vatican II document 'Lumen Gentium' turns 50 today, and is just as prophetic as ever.

ALL TOGETHER NOW. Catholic officials at a news conference in Washington D.C. to discuss initiatives for bringing together laypeople and religious.
Michael F. BurbidgeNovember 05, 2014

People are surprised when I tell them that for seven years of my priesthood, I lived with 80 women. I had the great privilege of being a chaplain at the Motherhouse of the Sisters of Mercy. Each day, I would celebrate the morning Mass. It was humbling and inspiring to look out into the pews and see,

Lisa A. BaglioneNovember 05, 2014

Over the course of this year, Russia’s international behavior reached new heights of aggressiveness, and talk of the return of the Cold War is on the lips of knowledgeable analysts. Perhaps the most egregious act was Russia’s response to the loss of MH17, the Malaysia Airlines jet that w

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.November 05, 2014

In today's media environment the mission of Catholics is profoundly countercultural.

Our readersNovember 05, 2014

Our NeighborsRe “Listening to Ebola” (Editorial, 10/27): If people want to know what America is all about, here it is. Sadly, greed still triumphs in health care. And too often fighting abortion overshadows caring for the millions of children who die every year for lack of basic necessit