For 30 years as our most popular former president, Carter has functioned as the nation’s conscience, mainly because, like Pope Francis, he’s the real deal: a leader who says what he does and does what he says.
The migration paintings of Jacob Lawrence
I never realized the power of stories until I began working with refugees in East Amman. The stories I hear vary. Some are extremely happy, filled with vivid memories of times that were present with love and laughter, enough to fill a large Middle Eastern sitting room. These are the stories where yo
In a statement released on Aug. 11, Archbishop Socrates Villegas of Lingayen-Dagupan, the head of the Philippine bishops’ conference, said helping the poor and getting rid of political dynasties should be the focus of discussion as the nation prepares for elections in May. • Five years af
In the early days of August 2014, as the summer heat scorched the plains of Nineveh, Islamic State militants began ethnic cleansing around the city of Sinjar, driving thousands among the province’s Yazidi, Christian and other religious and ethnic minority communities from their homes in just a
The Conference of Major Superiors of Men passed a resolution on Aug. 7 committing to “a deeper engagement” to protect the earth and “cherish all creation.” The conference, made up of leaders who represent more than 17,000 Catholic religious brothers and priests in the United