The Crisis of American Democracy

The Crisis of American Democracy

Drew Christiansen SJ - La Civiltà Cattolica - World Issues

Both parties will face questions related to their identity. Will the Republican Party remain Trump’s party, or will it carve out a new identity for itself? Even without Trump, can it wean itself from a win-at-any-cost ethos that has deprived it of any real interest in governing to a renewed civic-mindedness, once associated with Middle America.

The Guardian of the Species: Genesis 1:28 and Covid-19

The Guardian of the Species: Genesis 1:28 and Covid-19

Jean-Pierre Sonnet, SJ - La Civiltà Cattolica - Church Issues

The Covid-19 pandemic and other recent outbreaks of infectious diseases of animal origin have shed a new light on one of the most famous passages of Genesis, the story of the creation and the relationship between human beings and the animal world.

What is Your Practice?

What is Your Practice?

Ron Rolheiser, OMI - Articles

Today, the common question in spiritual circles is not, “What is your church or your religion?” But, “what is your practice?” What is your practice? What is your particular explicit prayer practice? 

DR Congo still beset with deep-seated problems.

DR Congo still beset with deep-seated problems.

La Croix International staff (with Catholic News Service) - World Issues

The Democratic Republic of the Congo faces being broken up by prolonged violence, say Catholic leaders in the country. Msgr. Andre Massinganda told Catholic News Service that the Church was concerned with "how to bring peace to those areas where war continues, and how to end the killings and massacres so people can live safely again".

 Popular religiosity in Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s, Pope Francis,formation

Popular religiosity in Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s, Pope Francis,formation

José Luis Narvaja, SJ - La Civiltà Cattolica - Church Issues

Since his election on March 13, 2013, among the many questions posed regarding the person and history of Pope Francis are those about the origins of his thought in general and of his theological mindset in particular. One person had a great influence on him: Fr. Miguel Ángel Fiorito (1916-2005).

 

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