Faith Faith in Focus
Meghan J. ClarkApril 20, 2018
“Rejoice and be glad!” is what Jesus said on the Sermon on the Mount. It is also the title of Pope Francis’ new apostolic exhortation on holiness in everyday life.
Faith Short Take
Meghan J. ClarkApril 09, 2018
The call to holiness is at once personal and communal—pushing us to actively build the kingdom of God.
Politics & Society Short Take
Meghan J. ClarkFebruary 13, 2018
The president’s apparent lack of knowledge about the U.S. immigration system and the complexities of Africa is especially concerning to anti-poverty volunteers.
Arts & Culture Film
Meghan J. ClarkNovember 10, 2017
“Thor: Ragnarok” is an entertaining film with a powerful and needed message: ignore history at your peril.
Rescue personnel help an injured woman after a car ran into a large group of protesters after an white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 12. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Politics & Society Short Take
Meghan J. ClarkAugust 16, 2017
In the wake of Charlottesville, mere “non-racism” is not an option. It recognizes the evil of white supremacy but washes its hands of responsibility.
Gal Gadot in "Wonder Woman" (CNS photo/Warner Bros.)
Arts & Culture Film
Meghan J. ClarkJune 06, 2017
Wonder Woman finds hope and beauty in humanity despite the darkness that looms beneath.
Politics & Society Short Take
Meghan J. ClarkMay 26, 2017
The data and facts are clear: If you care about working families and sound economic policy, SNAP is the program for you.
A woman prays in Cali, Colombia, in this April 13, 2014, file photo. (CNS photo/Christian Escobar Mora, EPA)
Synod on the Family
Meghan J. ClarkApril 08, 2016
In "Amoris Laetitia" Pope Francis highlights another group on the margins: victims of domestic violence.
Students cheer as they wait for Pope Francis' arrival to meet with youths at Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi, Kenya, Nov. 27. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
In All Things
Meghan J. ClarkNovember 30, 2015
It is most fitting that this visit occurred as Christians begin Advent, the season of preparation for God entering into the chaos of humanity.
Pope Francis hears confession during a penitential liturgy in early March in St. Peter's Basilica (CNS photo/Alessandro Bianchi pool via EPA).
In All Things
Meghan J. ClarkSeptember 11, 2015
What Pope Francis cannot be accused of is cruelty or of using God’s mercy as a weapon.