Year of Mercy

Faith Interviews
Sean Salai, S.J.February 01, 2017
Consider this: only Luke tells us the story of the Prodigal Son, the Good Samaritan and the Good Thief.
Ken Hackett, U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, is pictured in his office at the embassy in Rome Dec. 15. Hackett's last day as ambassador will be Jan. 20, when U.S. President-elect Donald J. Trump takes office. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Gerard O’ConnellJanuary 18, 2017
Pope Francis puts his credibility on the line not only in the foreign policy field, but also in the pastoral field, outgoing U.S. Vatican Ambassador Ken Hackett says.
Faith Video
America FilmsJanuary 17, 2017
The future of the global Church is gathered in Poland this week to pray, fellowship and celebrate faith with Pope Francis.
Edward J. WeisenburgerOctober 31, 2016
The predatory loan industry’s lobby is powerful, and legislation is often gutted of any real power to protect the vulnerable.