Faith Faith in FocusWilliam Critchley-Menor, S.J.May 26, 2020
After the restrictions of the coronavirus pandemic made so many of their initial wedding plans impossible, Michael and Kelsey Petrany decided they wanted to go through with it anyway. And they are glad they did.
Politics & Society DispatchesWilliam Critchley-Menor, S.J.March 05, 2020
The Dominican sisters are motivated by a recognition that the blinding racism that allowed nuns to buy and sell human beings in the past could blind them to their own complicity in racist structure today.
Faith Short TakeWilliam Critchley-Menor, S.J.July 22, 2019
Being arrested at a U.S. Senate office building, writes William Critchley-Menor, S.J., was an act of sincere resistance to a state that enforces the horrific treatment of children we have seen in immigrant detention centers.
Politics & Society DispatchesWilliam Critchley-Menor, S.J.July 12, 2019
“Throughout the history of the Society, the Jesuits have been key players in astronomy,” said Robert Macke, S.J., a specialist in meteorites who works at the Vatican Observatory in Rome. Jesuit contributions to astronomy are significant enough that 34 craters on the moon and several asteroids are
Faith News AnalysisWilliam Critchley-Menor, S.J.July 10, 2019
“We have to admit that things move very slowly in the church,” Sharon Holland, I.H.M., told America, “But this is a piece of really good news.”
Faith DispatchesWilliam Critchley-Menor, S.J.June 24, 2019
The Midwest Jesuits plan to appeal a decree by Archbishop Thompson of Indianapolis that Brebeuf Jesuit High School is no longer recognized as a Catholic school after the school’s administrators refused to terminate a teacher in a same-sex marriage as requested by the archdiocese.
Faith DispatchesWilliam Critchley-Menor, S.J.June 18, 2019
Four years later, various Catholic groups are answering the call from “Laudato Si’” as they try to help people close a gap between the spiritual life and ecological awareness.
Faith NewsWilliam Critchley-Menor, S.J.August 07, 2018
The recent Revoice conference was unique in its approach to L.G.B.T. issues within the Christian community.