“I can’t but help think God is punishing us,” my 87-year old great aunt from Rhode Island recently said to me over the phone. I was listening to her thick New England accent as we discussed a world shaken and upended by the Coronavirus. She then reminded me that in 10 minutes we would need […]
In “Querida Amazonia” Pope Francis amplifies the voice of Amazonian peoples and reminds the world to treat the Amazon with love.
In his latest exhortation Pope Francis gives us four quite impossible dreams. Is the pope channeling the Spanish literary legend, Don Quixote?
A summary of Pope Francis’s apostolic exhortation on the “Amazon Synod” or the Synod for Bishops of the Pan-Amazonian Region.
The Holy Father discerned that the Holy Spirit was not calling him to weigh in on the two controversial proposals.
Pope Francis reflects on the Amazon Synod and dreams of an Amazon region that shows forth reconciliation among God, people, and the environment.
In Greta Gerwig film adaptation of the classic novel “Little Women,” it is the day-to-day encounters with people, things and places that are important, and they are worthy of telling stories about.
What a decade for the Jesuits! The 2010s included Sister Jean’s Final Four run, Missy Franklin’s gold medals, new books by James Martin, S.J., the founding of Arrupe College in Chicago, the canonization of Peter Faber, the birth of The Jesuit Post, and (oh yeah!) the election of Pope Francis. Let’s count down the TOP TEN Jesuit events of the decade.
Break out your calendars! Major Catholic events in 2020.
Our Jewish brothers and sisters have experienced much violence in recent times, especially a recent string of anti-Semitic attacks in the New York area. These quotes from Pope Francis and his predecessors remind us of our duty to stand with them.