October 21, 2013

Vol.209 / No.11
Pope Francis at a home in the Varginha slum in Rio de Janeiro on July 25.
Robert W. McElroyOctober 08, 2013

Newly appointed Bishop of San DiegoRobert McElroy on Pope Francis' vision for the Catholic Church.

Columns
Daniel P. HoranOctober 08, 2013

Pope Francis calls us to be humbler and more generous priests.

Signs Of the Times

Around the country thousands of organizations were digging into reserves to keep Head Start programs open or provide nutrition and other services for children after the federal government shutdown on Oct. 1. In Kansas, shelters for homeless families and for battered women and children, a foster gran

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.October 10, 2013

Recent events suggest we are experiencing a kairos moment in the life of the church.

Washington Front
John CarrOctober 08, 2013

The pope challenges us to use our consciences and competence to advance the common good.

Editor Roberto Veiga in Havana in 2012
Margaret E. CrahanOctober 08, 2013

The strengthening of religions in Cuba, especially since the 1980s, is reflected in the expansion of religious media. Espacio Laical and Palabra Nueva, both publications of the Archdiocese of Havana, are the most visible and perhaps the most influential and widely disseminated, particularly among po

The Word
John W. MartensDecember 10, 2013

Sin is attractive I have watched a lot of television shows in my life and a lot more commercials and the one thing I know for certain is that sin is fun often accompanied by happy young women and men and there are no absolutely no consequences for bad behavior If you want to be justified in y