In his first article, a Jesuit in Peru wonders if virtual teaching and a favorite Christmas song have something to teach him about unanswered prayers.
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Jesuit Fr. Melo on the presidential victory of Xiomara Castro in Honduras: “We are a happy people after a long bout of sadness.”
As the right-wing narco regime of Juan Orlando Hernandez gives way to the presidency of recently elected leftist
Xiomara Castro in Honduras, Jesuit, Fr. Melo says that the people of God rejoice but must always remain the critical consciousness of political power.
As a Jesuit Political Scientist, Religion Doesn’t Often Play a Direct Role in My Work. Am I Still Serving the Church?
My work as a political scientist focused on the Middle East, may not always involve directly talking about God, but it is deeply enmeshed with how we see God and God’s people, and it involves being acutely aware of their needs and their dignity.
Some of the controversy surrounding Pope Francis’s visit to Hungary may help us understand more about his diplomatic priorities.
Air Force veteran Joseph Nolla reflects on the difficulty making sense of the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan in the aftermath of the withdrawal of US troops, as well as the conduct of the war itself. As painful as the fall of Afghanistan is, finding God in this moment is both a challenging and necessary task.
The great Chilean Jesuit saint reminds us that we are called to be more than what we produce and consume.
Lebanon continues to struggle through a crisis of leadership that has devastated multiple sectors of life. Amidst it all, the Lebanese people have shown great resilience.
Have you ever wondered how different your life might have been if certain things had been just slightly different? Sometimes it seems as though all the facts of my life happened with a certain inevitability – I was always going to be raised in this town, support this...
Whatever his reasons, Francis’ China policy has drawn both supporters and vehement critics. An outspoken pope’s silence on the moral challenges of the world’s largest country will remain jarring.
With rising numbers of migrants reaching our southern border, we need to be reminded of the mutually beneficial relationship between the Church and migrants in our transnational world. Migrants need the Church and the Church needs migrants.