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File photo: Ken Hackett, new U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, speaks during an interview with Catholic News Service at the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See in Rome Oct. 24, 2013.
Politics & SocietyInterviews
Colleen Dulle
Former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See Ken Hackett, in an interview with America, shared his views on the possibility of a papal trip to Ukraine.
FaithLent Reflections
James Martin, S.J.
A Reflection for the Friday of the Fourth Week of Lent, by James Martin, S.J.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Pope Francis, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and President Biden issued statements emphasizing the need to recognize that all people are brothers and sisters and are called to live together as such to achieve peace.
FaithShort Take
Gregory Hillis
Thich Nhat Hanh, who died on Jan. 21, had a profound influence on Thomas Merton, who said, “I have far more in common with Nhat Hanh than I have with many Americans, and I do not hesitate to say it.”
Politics & SocietyNews
Matthew Smith - Catholic News Service
As the tense hours of a Jan. 15 hostage standoff situation unfolded at Congregation Beth Israel, so too did an unbelievable manifestation of faith and community at nearby Good Shepherd Church.
FaithShort Take
Gustavo Morello, S.J.
Among U.S. adults under 35, about 40 percent have tattoos. And getting inked has more parallels to traditional religious practice than you might think.