Faith DispatchesRicardo da Silva, S.J.January 21, 2021
None of the saints associated with the United States are of African descent. The Institute for Black Catholic Studies at Xavier University intends to change that, and here are six possibilities for sainthood.
Faith Advent ReflectionsRicardo da Silva, S.J.December 21, 2020
A Reflection for the Fourth Monday of Advent
Faith ExplainerRicardo da Silva, S.J.December 07, 2020
Pope Francis has held up the Congolese liturgy as a model for similarly inculturated rites in other parts of the Catholic world.
Faith DispatchesRicardo da Silva, S.J.December 03, 2020
After the latest report on the abuse of children by clergy and other in the Catholic Church in England and Wales, survivors are tired of promises and expressions of sorrow. They want structural reform.
Politics & Society DispatchesRicardo da Silva, S.J.November 24, 2020
The Vatican’s report on Theodore McCarrick is an indictment of institutional knowledge and decision-making in the Catholic Church.