Tales of poverty, faith and bloodshed

In December of 2016, Pope Francis promulgated a statement confirming that Father Stanley Francis Rother had been killed “in hatred of the faith” (“in...

A reflection on Jesus, Lazarus and friendship

“Today you will go into the Tomb of Lazarus,” said the America Media pilgrim leader to the 106 faithful. “Think about one thing in...

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,...

The first Gentile to be converted to Christianity

People of the Book – Cornelius It is widely recognized that the spread of the Gospel is universal in scope, razing the...

Three popes and many other changes

Bishop Sullivan’s episcopal motto, “In the Breaking of the Bread” is an allusion to Luke 24:35, where the evangelist describes the disciples recounting to...

A good time to reflect on Saint Francis of Assisi

Advent is a time for preparation for the Solemnity of Christmas, the birth of the God-Man Jesus Christ. It is a time for reflection...

The patron of bankers, economists and stock brokers

People of the Book: St. Matthew One of my favorite pieces of Renaissance art is Caravaggio’s “Call of St. Matthew” in San...

John Henry Newman’s Idea of a University

The last in a series of occasional articles about Cardinal John Henry Newman One of John Henry Newman’s best known...

The contributions of Cardinal John Henry Newman

While in England for some meetings with various diocesan representatives and the fabulous ecumenical Centre for Theology and Community in East London, our wonderful...

Only God can provide us with true happiness

Just a few weeks ago, on Jan. 20, 2017, the 45th President of the United States of America took the oath of office, becoming...
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