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Pope Francis greets a woman during his general audience in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican Nov. 10, 2021.
Pope Francis
The prayer to the Holy Spirit is spontaneous: it needs to come from your heart. In difficult moments, you need to ask: “Holy Spirit, come.”
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
Willie James Jennings belongs to a guild in which he never felt he belonged. How do we remake the world of theological education when it still holds up what Jennings calls "white self-sufficient masculinity" as the ideal?
Arts & CultureBooks
Renée Darline Roden
In his analysis of Western theological education, Willie James Jennings argues for an institution that does not replicate structures of exclusion or division, but rather reflects the image of the body of Christ.
Pope Francis delivers his talk during his general audience in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican Nov. 3, 2021.
Pope Francis
“How easy it is to criticize others!” Pope Francis said at his Nov. 3 general audience. “But there are people who seem to have a degree in gossip. Each and every day they criticize others.”
Politics & SocietyVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Speakers from several academic disciplines highlighted the need for the international community, governments, civil society and religious communities to address the myriad of issues surrounding machine learning.
Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of Arlington, Va., carries the monstrance through the crowd for eucharistic adoration outside.
Politics & SocietyNews
Chaz Muth - Catholic News Service
The view that the Eucharist is a symbol of Jesus has alarmed many U.S. bishops because belief in the real presence of Christ in the consecrated host is a central church teaching.