Taking Refuge

November 23, 2015

Vol. 213 / No. 16
Columns
Nathan SchneiderNovember 10, 2015

Perhaps we need to meditate more on the active work of Advent.

LITERARY FRIENDS. Philip Caraman, S.J.
Mark Bosco, S.J. November 10, 2015

Catholic writers inspired by Jesuit friendships

Books
Mark J. DavisNovember 12, 2015

'The 51 Day War,' by Max Blumenthal

Signs Of the Times

Drawing on five decades of dialogue, the Catholic and Lutheran churches together have issued “Declaration on the Way: Church, Ministry and Eucharist.” It includes 32 statements of agreement describing points of convergence on church, ministry and the Eucharist. It also notes the differen

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Faith Faith in Focus
Patricia Cooney HathawayNovember 10, 2015

The seasons of the year provide for many people an intuitive metaphor for understanding seasons of our lives. The lyrics to Frank Sinatra’s poignant “September Song” need no explanation: “Oh, it’s a long, long while from May to December/ But the days grow short when you

Signs Of the Times

On Nov. 3 Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, gave the keynote address at Santa Clara University’s two day conference on “Laudato Si’”: “Our Future on a Shared Planet: Silicon Valley in Conversation with the Envir

Signs Of the Times
Judith ValenteNovember 10, 2015

Ordinary citizens can also take action, ask how much workers will be paid.