- Oct 11, 2019
Author James K.A. Smith believes St. Augustine, the patron saint of restless hearts, is the perfect guide for today.
Border Bishop Mark Seitz has released a pastoral letter on racism following the racially motivated El Paso shooting in August.
One of the indigenous leaders participating in the Oct. 6-27 summit of bishops on the Amazon region urged Pope Francis and the Catholic Church as a whole to help them talk with “the new gods of the developed countries,” naming Google, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
Bishop José Luís Azcona is among the minority of Brazilian prelates to raise concerns about the synod, calling the Vatican meeting’s preparatory document “weak and inconsistent.”
One difficulty in getting those of us in the media to focus on subjects such as ecology, poverty and extractive industries in the Amazon is that it’s hard to know what the Catholic Church can really do about them.