January 2, 2017

Vol.216 / No.1
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Faith Columns
James Martin, SJDecember 16, 2016

Rome for me is a heady place where it’s easy to lose your spiritual bearings.

Politics & Society Art
Leo J. O'Donovan, S.J.December 22, 2016

As the historic presidency of Barack Obama comes to an end, our country is reminded that the African-American story continues to be written today.

Pope Francis receives the "Bun of peace" at the Vatican Dec. 16 from Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife, Maria Clemencia Rodriguez. (CNS photo/Vincenzo Pinto, pool via Reuters)
Faith Signs Of the Times

In an unexpected diplomatic initiative to consolidate the fragile peace accord in Colombia, Pope Francis on Dec. 14 brought together the country's president, Juan Manuel Santos, and his archrival, former president Senator Álvaro Uribe, a strong opponent of the accord.

Faith The Word
Michael SimoneJanuary 01, 2017

He is the one who will baptize with the Holy Spirit (Jn 1:33)

Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellDecember 20, 2016

Francis said that at his stage of life one has to move even faster.

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Magazine Letters
Our readersDecember 22, 2016

What our readers are saying.

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Faith Signs Of the Times
Jim McDermottDecember 22, 2016

We become aware there is a much bigger story at work.