Luke Hansen, S.J., an associate editor at America from 2012 to 2014, is a licentiate student at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.
Faith Dispatches
September 12, 2019
Catholic bishops, indigenous leaders and experts are preparing to gather in Rome from Oct. 6 to Oct. 27 for the special Synod of Bishops on the Pan-Amazonian Region.
Faith Faith in Focus
March 05, 2019
Fasting always sounds like a brilliant idea before the consequences hit home. Having lost some control over my bowel movements, I felt vulnerable and fragile. I was afraid. Was it really worth it? Would I make it the full 40 days?
Faith Dispatches
October 26, 2018
“We have a picture of what the goal looks like—the dignity of women, women feeling appreciated, their gifts being used—but how do you get there?”
Rev. Martina Viktorie Kopecká at the Synod on young people (Credit: Vatican Media)
Faith Dispatches
October 22, 2018
“I was surprised that they even listened to me,” said Rev. Martina Viktorie Kopecká. “I am quite young and a woman. I wore a white stole. They are not pushing me away.”
Faith Dispatches
October 12, 2018
The church must go out and encounter young people “in detention centers, at the borders.”
In this Aug. 28, 1963, file photo, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, addresses marchers during his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. (AP Photo, File)
Faith Last Take
April 02, 2018
“For Christians, nonviolence is not merely tactical behavior but a person’s way of being.”
Faith Faith in Focus
March 12, 2018
The women who spoke at this year’s Voices of Faith are exemplars of faith and courage.
Pope Francis closes the Holy Door of St. Peter's Basilica before a Mass to conclude the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy at the Vatican Nov. 20. In concluding the Holy Year, the pope called for mercy to become a permanent part of the lives of believers. (CNS photo/Maria Grazia Picciarella, pool)
Faith Faith in Focus
June 09, 2017
Parts of us are afraid and behind locked doors. Parts of our society are afraid and behind locked doors. Parts of our church are afraid and behind locked doors.
Faith Books
November 17, 2016
Cardinal Walter Kasper an accomplished German theologian who has written at least 15 books in ecclesiology and Christology has become known in recent years as the ldquo pope rsquo s theologian rdquo His latest book quot The Catholic Church quot sheds light on why Pope Francis has relied on
September 15, 2016
Guantánamo Diary belongs in a canon of great social justice memoirs not only for the unique context in which the story was written but also for its power and eloquence.