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FaithLast Take
William Critchley-Menor, S.J.Patrice Critchley-Menor
It is an extraordinary testament to a person’s pastoral care when they are remembered as someone who was a steady presence in the most difficult times.
FaithLast Take
Laura Loker
As Lent draws nearer, we can begin to reflect: Do we open our hearts to God as we go about our days? Or are we disrupting every spiritual inclination with notifications and news feeds?
Politics & SocietyLast Take
Joan Rosenhauer
Included in the list of actions against which our lives will be judged is: Did we welcome Jesus when he was a stranger?
Charles Osgood, anchor of CBS's "Sunday Morning," poses for a portrait on the set in New York on March 28, 1999. Osgood, who anchored the popular news magazine's for more than two decades, was host of the long-running radio program “The Osgood File” and was referred to as CBS News’ poet-in-residence, has died. He was 91. (AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett, File)
Arts & CultureLast Take
Traug Keller
Jesuit education instills values of empathy and service. Charles Osgood didn’t miss that class: Those values ran deep and long in him.
Three people are seen in silhouette approaching a large cross on a hill at sunrise (iStock/j-wildman)
FaithLast Take
Joyce Rupp, O.S.M.
The most difficult task of a Christian involves that of being a living exemplar of the virtues present in Jesus. The Lenten season can be a gift in continuing this process of personal transformation.
Visitors hold a banner marking the International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking, as Pope Francis leads the Angelus from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican on Feb. 12, 2023. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Politics & SocietyLast Take
David Alton
Education changed peoples’ hearts and minds and led to the abolition of the slave trade in the 18th century. Truth in labeling can help people of faith to oppose slave labor today.