Luke Hansen, S.J., a former associate editor of America, is a special correspondent at the Synod of Bishops on the Pan-Amazonian Region.
Faith Dispatches
Luke Hansen, S.J.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
Luke Hansen, S.J.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
Luke Hansen, S.J.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
Luke Hansen, S.J.April 02, 2018
“For Christians, nonviolence is not merely tactical behavior but a person’s way of being.”
Faith Faith in Focus
Luke Hansen, S.J.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
Luke Hansen, S.J.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
Luke Hansen, S.J.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
Arts & Culture Books
Luke Hansen, S.J.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.
Daniel Berrigan in 1981. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff, File)
The Good Word
Luke Hansen, S.J.May 07, 2016
"Dan's witness is an invitation to commit ourselves anew to the radical Gospel message."
A Familiar Pose. Father Berrigan speaks in October 2006 at the 3rd Annual Staten Island Freedom & Peace Festival. Photo by Clara Sherley-Appel; Wikicommons
Faith Signs Of the Times
Luke Hansen, S.J.May 03, 2016
Daniel Berrigan, the Jesuit priest and acclaimed poet who for decades famously challenged U.S. Catholics to reject war and nuclear weapons, died on April 30. He was 94. He was a Jesuit for 76 years and a priest for 63 years.