December 1, 2014

Vol.211 / No.17

December 1, 2014

Peter J. VaghiNovember 19, 2014

‘If we destroy creation, creation will destroy us!”This warning was given by Pope Francis during a talk he gave in May, in which he reminded his listeners that “creation is not a property, which we can rule over at will; or, even less, the property of only a few. Creation is a gift

The Sheldon Glacier is melting due to climate change off Adelaide Island, Antarctica. (CNS photo/NASA handout via Reuters)
Gary GardnerNovember 19, 2014

In “The Joy of the Gospel,” Pope Francis thoughtfully asked for suggestions for church reform that might better meet the needs of evangelization today. I trust he is getting a strong response! As an observer at the Vatican conference Sustainable Humanity, Sustainable Nature, I would like

Of Many Things
James Martin, SJNovember 19, 2014

Worried about the church? Then come to the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice next year.

Letters
Our readersNovember 19, 2014

Family RevelationRe “Go in Peace” (Editorial, 11/10): St. Pope John Paul II, in “Familiaris Consortio,” states that “The Christian family is a specific revelation and realization of ecclesial communion, and for this reason too it can and should be called ‘the dome

Editorials
The EditorsNovember 19, 2014

Francis has rarely been more plainspoken than when talking about the 'terrorism of gossip.'

Faith in Focus
Rev. Rhonda Mawhood LeeNovember 19, 2014

‘I can no longer cope with the loneliness. At this point the future could not look any blacker.... I kept thinking I could work my way out of this horrible depression that grips me, but I can’t do it. Please forgive me if I have hurt you....”Minutes after writing these words, my mo

Books
Carol K. CoburnNovember 19, 2014

Religious Women: Past, Present, Future?