Spiritual Reflections: We may be people who wonder what God might be up to. We may choose to allow authorities to give us the answers.
March 10-23, 2017
Spiritual Reflections: Our faith is based on a personal encounter with Christ, bubbling over into joyful expressions of our being so loved.
Book Review: The author, Janine Di Giovanni, would be the first to argue that when the full history of Syria is written, it is Syrians’ accounts and not those of outsiders that should take pride of place.
Our Lenten Journey: What is most sovereign and transcendent about God is not demonstrable power but indestructible, merciful grace that is the ground of the dignity of every person.
We say: Our enthusiasm for the model that Amoris Laetitia gives us does not blind us to the challenges our church faces.
Four Years of Francis: Many of the changes taking place at the upper echelons of the church at first glance appear minor, then take on a wider meaning.
Book review: Building The Human City should bring renewed attention to an unjustly neglected 20th-century Jesuit scholar, Fr. William Lynch, and to his insights for public life today.
Soul Seeing: My anxiety for our country deepens into heartache as I contemplate the executive order that targets Syrian refugees asking to resettle here.
We say: We are at a crucial point when it comes to the issue of clergy sex abuse. Yes, the buck stops with Pope Francis, but the burden is also on everyone inside the Vatican to address it.
Clergy sex abuse commission: Irishwoman Marie Collins says she has resigned because she has lost hope in Vatican cooperation with recommendations.