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FaithFaith in Focus
Joe Laramie, S.J.
Five hundred years after that cannonball blast, we honor Ignatius Loyola, as a visionary and saint on his feast day, July 31.
FaithFaith and Reason
Patrick Kelly
Ignatian discernment might help our contemporary leaders see where they are being falsely led and where the truth might be.
FaithFaith in Focus
Patrick Saint-Jean, S.J.
Juneteenth is more than a day of celebration. It is a challenge to be accountable to one another as members of a beloved community.
Pope Francis delivers a message to an online prayer service marking the 500th anniversary of the conversion of St. Ignatius of Loyola, in this still image taken from video released by the Vatican May 23, 2021. The pope said God's plans for individuals are greater than the plans they have for themselves. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Pope Francis
In Pamplona, five hundred years ago, all Ignatius’ worldly dreams were shattered in an instant. The cannonball that wounded him changed the course of his life, and the course of the world.
Joe Hoover, S.J.Molly Cahill
In an effort to foster a prayerful community in celebration together, America has compiled a list of events that will be updated as the year goes on.
Father Arturo Sosa, superior general of the Jesuits, speaks during the presentation of the book, Walking with Ignatius, in Rome May 11, 2021. The book is based on an interview journalist Dario Menor conducted with Father Sosa. (CNS photo/courtesy General Curia of the Society of Jesus)
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
St. Ignatius ”was a reformer and a better reformer than Luther,” Father Sosa says in this interview with America for the start of the Ignatian Year, because he “obtained reforms without causing division.”