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Fr. James Martin, SJ, is a Jesuit priest, award-winning author, and Editor-at-Large of AMERICA, the national Catholic magazine published by the Society of Jesus in the United States. After working for six years in corporate finance with General Electric in New York City and Stamford, CT, he entered the Jesuits in 1988. A frequent commentator ...read more
It’s been a year since Pope Benedict shocked the world by announcing his resignation, and so much has happened since: At not even a year of Pope Francis’ papacy it’s almost as if he’s been Pope forever. Join Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB as he looks back at the historic events of the last year in ...read more
“The purpose of our work is to walk the ways with those incarcerated, to accompany them on their spiritual prison journey, to bring the Word of God, the Good News, the love of God to them.” These are the words of Charlette Novak, Chaplain of the Stony Mountain Institution in Winnipeg, Manitoba. “The incarcerated need ...read more
A year ago, perhaps this was not the question most people asked themselves. But today we ask, where were you on February 11th, 2013, the day Pope Benedict made the historic announcement that he would be retiring? Today, a year later we seem to have gotten used to a new Pope. It seems that Pope ...read more
  Dr. Philip Berger, an observant Jew, is Medical Director of the Inner City Health Program at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, and the former Chief of its Department of Family and Community Medicine. He is also an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Berger has published and ...read more
Fr. Thomas Rosica on CBC radio debate with Karoline Sygule on the topic – Should Canada mark “Pope John Paul II Day”. Listen: ...read more
2013 will probably go down in history as the year Pope Francis was elected, changing the face of the Church and bringing the papacy onto the streets. Fr.Thomas Rosica was interviewed recently on two CBC programs about Pope Francis and why he is having such an impact on the world in such a short time. ...read more
Opinion by the Rev. Thomas Rosica, special to CNN (CNN) Christmas was a moveable feast for me this year – in fact it happened right smack in the middle of Lent, when the cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church elected a man from Argentina to be the next Pope. I have been asking myself a ton ...read more
The Italian newspaper La Stampa has published an exclusive interview with Pope Francis where he speaks about Christmas, hunger in the world, the suffering of children, the reform of the Roman Curia, women cardinals, the Institute for the Works of Religion (IOR), and his upcoming apostolic visit to the Holy Land.   By: ANDREA TORNIELLI (VATICAN INSIDER) ...read more
  This year on November 28, Jews begin their eight-day celebration of Hanukkah at sundown.  Then on Sunday, Christians begin the season of Advent, which culminates with the birth of the Savior at Christmas.  During the eight day period of Hanukkah, Jews celebrate the Festival of Lights and continue to long for the Messiah’s coming. For many ...read more