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In 2014, the American journalist James Foley was beheaded by ISIS terrorists. His mother Diane joins ‘Jesuitical’ this week to discuss his vocation, her enduring faith and a radical act of mercy.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Though Pope Francis skipped over his prepared homily at today’s Palm Sunday Mass, he used the opening of Holy Week to condemn terrorism and war in Moscow, Ukraine and Gaza.
Mehmet Guzel - Associated PressRobert Badenbieck – Associated Press
The Islamic State group said in a statement late Sunday that it “attacked a gathering of Christian unbelievers during their polytheistic ceremony.”
Politics & SocietyEditorials
The Editors
How will the Catholic response to a rise in antisemitism around the world, following the deadliest day for the Jews since the Holocaust, be viewed in 50 years? Will it have been enough?
Today on “Jesuitical,” Zac and Ashley talk with Olivier Poquillon, O.P., who oversaw the reconstruction of the Catholic Church in Mosul, Iraq, destroyed by ISIS 2014.
Politics & SocietyNews
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
Israel’s Embassy to the Holy See underlined the need for the church to condemn “the hideous crime,” name the perpetrators and acknowledge “Israel’s basic right to defend itself against the atrocity.”