INSPIRATION

Titus Brandsma was killed in a Nazi death camp. This Sunday, Pope Francis will make him a saint.

Titus Brandsma was killed in a Nazi death camp. This Sunday,...

A renowned Dutch priest, professor and journalist, Titus Brandsma was killed in...

A spiritual exercise for a time of division and upheaval

A spiritual exercise for a time of division and upheaval

I don’t know about you, but I find when things around me are getting crazy, it becomes...

How Jesuit Walter Ciszek found God in the Russian gulag

How Jesuit Walter Ciszek found God in the Russian gulag

One of the most fascinating stories of the 20th century belongs to Walter Ciszek,...

Hope, healing and hospitality: A ministry of restorative justice is growing in Chicago

Hope, healing and hospitality: A ministry of restorative...

With programs from housing support to workplace development to art therapy, Precious...

Pope Francis: Grandparents are valuable for more than just their money

Pope Francis: Grandparents are valuable for more than just...

“The life of our communities must know how to benefit from the talents and charisms...

Cardinal Joseph Zen, 90, arrested in Hong Kong

Cardinal Joseph Zen, 90, arrested in Hong Kong

The 90-year-old cardinal has been an outspoken defender of human rights and democracy...

The church can help prevent sexual violence—by doing a better job teaching about sex

The church can help prevent sexual violence—by doing a...

Far from encouraging sexual activity, the right kind of sex education can teach...

How a tuition-free Jesuit school supports students from ‘fourth grade through a lifetime’

How a tuition-free Jesuit school supports students from...

At Washington Jesuit Academy, students compete for honor roll in bright classrooms,...

Pope Francis receives ‘Napalm Girl’ photo from retired A.P. photographer

Pope Francis receives ‘Napalm Girl’ photo from retired...

Nick Ut, a retired Associated Press photographer, gave Pope Francis a copy of his...

Think life is hard? Wait until you see heaven.

Think life is hard? Wait until you see heaven.

It is faith that makes us ready for heaven. And what is faith? Stubbornly seeing...

St. David’s Day, Memphis

St. David’s Day, Memphis

a thousand pink buds headed toward something that can’t be turned back,

Pope Francis gives new fathers working at Vatican 3-day paternity leave

Pope Francis gives new fathers working at Vatican 3-day...

Mothers are already entitled to six months’ maternity leave at full pay, which they...

Go ahead, give up chocolate for Lent.

Go ahead, give up chocolate for Lent.

A good rule of thumb for Lent: Be childlike, not childish.

Explainer: Why hasn’t Pope Francis called out Russia by name?

Explainer: Why hasn’t Pope Francis called out Russia by...

Condemning violence and expressing his concern for and solidarity with Ukraine,...

Paul Farmer, Graham Greene and the politics of liberation

Paul Farmer, Graham Greene and the politics of liberation

What a 1965 novel by Graham Greene taught a young Dr. Paul Farmer during his first...