Category Archives: In the News

Daily articles related to progressive Catholic perspectives.

Collateral Damage

I have to resist the feeling that sometimes it feels as if Trump has sucked all the oxygen out of our country…..reyanna By Gordon Marino                               … Continue reading

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Pope Francis to activists: Stand with migrants, do not deny climate science, there is no such thing as ‘Islamic terrorism’

PF has spoken to this particular meeting three years in a row now.  I do believe he was very familiar with this meeting of “Popular Movements” from his time as the cardinal archbishop of Buenos Aires, if not earlier.  You … Continue reading

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Pope appears to back native tribes in Dakota Pipeline conflict

Below is another picture from this meeting with indigenous people with PF from today.  This story is getting a lot of exposure all across the internet.  The picture below is really amazing.  The woman may be blessing him, but one … Continue reading

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Why this Jesuit working for Israeli-Palestinian peace is hopeful

This man is giving an amazing witness to peace and hope.  The interviewer is Fr. Matt Malone, editor of America Magazine.  He asks the man, also a Jesuit, to talk about his background, which is an amazing story in itself. … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just Cardinal Burke

This author is a very brilliant young church historian who has lived and taught in the US since he immigrated from Italy 9 years ago.  He is now at Villanova teaching about the American Catholic Experience.  He follows what is … Continue reading

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A Saint for Difficult People

I think I need to have her be my patron saint….reyanna By James Parker                            March 2017 Issue                     … Continue reading

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Guardians of a Vast Lake, and a Refuge for Humanity

This is a beautifully written piece, one I thoroughly enjoyed reading despite its length.  I was reminded of Jack London novels at times and the pictures included with the article reinforced that.  I hope you enjoy this…..it’s nice to have … Continue reading

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Containing Trump

This article is both disheartening and “heartening” at the same time.  As I started reading it, I thought “Will we be able to survive this man?”, but as I read on I found things to take heart in.  There is … Continue reading

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DISCOURSE OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS TO THE COMMUNITY OF “LA CIVILTÀ CATTOLICA”

La Civilta Cattolica (The Catholic Civilization) is the Italian version of America Magazine but a bit on steroids.  It is the work of the Italian province of the Jesuits.  Its editor, Fr Antonio Spadaro is very close to Pope Francis, … Continue reading

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Steve Bannon Cited Italian Thinker Who Inspired Fascists

This article is by the same New Your Times author who posted the other article on Bannon, Jason Horowitz.  He was castigated for that article not being “in depth”.  Evidently, he dug deeper to uncover more worms, and they are … Continue reading

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