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Arts & CultureBooks
Nichole M. Flores
'City of Dignity,' by Sean T. Dempsey, S.J., tells a story of how progressive religious leaders, organizations and institutions worked to shape Los Angeles into a city where dignity flourished through their grassroots organizing and activism in the decades after World War II until the mid-1990s.
A film director poses in front of a vista
Arts & CultureFilm
Krysta Fauria- The Associated Press
His stories often exploit the logical but worst possible outcomes of his characters’ spiraling depravity or despair. But Schrader’s faith always informs even his most profane films.
Roman Catholic and Coptic Orthodox priests stand on a stage
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
Pope Francis announced the inscription of the 21 workers, most of them Egyptians, in the Roman Martyrology, the compendium of saints celebrated liturgically in the Catholic Church.
The exterior of the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome is seen in this file photo from the celebration of the feast of Corpus Christi.
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
A “breakdown in communication” led to permission being given to a group of Anglican clergy to celebrate the Eucharist in Rome’s Basilica of St. John Lateran.
FaithFaith and Reason
Jon Nilson
“Top-down” ecumenism has not reduced the distance between the Catholic church and other churches. We need grassroots ecumenical relationships now.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Pope Francis is on an ecumenical pilgrimage for reconciliation and peace with Justin Welby, the archbishop of Canterbury; and Iain Greenshields, the moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.