FaithNews
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
The countries in the world with the most people baptized Catholics continue to be, in order: Brazil, Mexico, the Philippines, the United States and Italy.
Arts & CultureOf Many Things
James T. Keane
An introduction to all the books, new and old, profiled in our Spring Literary Review 2021.
Arts & CultureBooks
Elias Crim
In this time when so much seems to be falling apart, the writer/philosopher/farmer Michael Martin is reimagining and even building anew.
Arts & CultureLast Take
Mary Gordon
I believe that because the people about whom I am writing share with me a vocabulary, a set of images and shared practices, there are some firm grounds on which we can all stand.
Arts & CultureFeatures
Jon M. Sweeney
Daniel Hornsby's debut novel, 'Via Negativa,' is the story of a Roman Catholic priest on the road to many destinations, both material and spiritual.
Photographs of descendants of enslaved people who were sold by Georgetown University and the Maryland Jesuits to southern Louisiana in 1838. (Claire Vail/American Ancestors/New England Historic Genealogical Society via AP)
Politics & SocietyNews Analysis
J.D. Long-García
The collaboration with the Jesuits addresses a specific historical injustice but more broadly seeks to offer a model that might accelerate racial healing and advance racial justice in the United States.