Serra's Sainthood

August 31-September 7, 2015

Vol. 213 / No. 5
Signs Of the Times

The Assembly of the Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land filed an official complaint with Israeli police after the leader of a radical Israeli movement offered remarks to the press that seemed to encourage the burning of churches. The Rev. Pietro Felet, the assembly’s secretary general, filed

Christopher KaczorAugust 19, 2015

In his work On Christian Doctrine, St. Augustine argued that Christians should make use of rhetorical insights offered by pagan writers, like Cicero. If Augustine were writing today about how parents, ministers and teachers communicate with their children, parishioners and students, what secular wis

Pope Francis address workshop on climate change and human trafficking attended by mayors from around the world at Vatican.
Washington Front
John CarrAugust 20, 2015

If Congress wants to truly welcome Francis, they should follow his example.

Vantage Point
Francis D. KellyAugust 19, 2015

A vision of the future of religious education—from 1974

Of Other Things
Olga SeguraAugust 19, 2015

These characters symbolize what humanity often fears the most.

Arts & Culture Books

'Contrition,' by Maura Weiler

Signs Of the Times
Steven Schwankert August 19, 2015

The period following the Beijing Olympics has not been particularly bright.