Ecumenical outreach by Pope Francis in Romania

The contemporary ecumenical movement has its roots in the 1910 World Mission Conference which was held in Edinburgh, Scotland. More than a century later,...

‘Family Love: A Vocation and Path to Holiness’

The Vatican’s Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life has published the theme for the World Meeting of Families, scheduled to take place in Rome...

Dreams of world peace and dialogue

Many people probably glossed over the headlines reporting that Pope Francis visited Bulgaria and North Macedonia last week. Unless you are of Balkan descent,...

Nicholas Black Elk’s gift of sweetgrass

Servant of God Nicholas Black Elk, like all saintly people, gives gifts. Among the most important is a life well-lived. He was many things:...

Pope Francis and his selection of bishops

Given a series of factors including the sexual abuse crisis and the ongoing importance of the see in American (and thus global) political life,...

Polarization, dialogue and power dynamics

Last week the Association of Graduate Programs in Ministry (AGPIM) convened at the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, Texas. This group of...

A man of God, a man of the church

Cardinal Angelo De Donatis, an increasingly close collaborator with Pope Francis who has seen a meteoric rise to become his personal Vicar for Rome,...

A people of life, and a church of life

I did not sleep well last night. I woke up about 1:30 a.m. and could not sleep. Maybe I was upset over the news...

A people of life, and a church of life

I did not sleep well last night. I woke up about 1:30 a.m. and could not sleep. Maybe I was upset over the news...

‘Love is work,’ and a lifelong commitment

For many Christians, the central thrust of their life on earth will take place either in, or in direct contact with, married life. This...
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