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Vol. 93 No. 1 May 20, 2015

Archbishop Romero

A mural of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero is seen in 2012 at the Columban Mission Center in El Paso, Texas. Archbishop Romero, who will be beatified in San Salvador May 23, has become a symbol of the efforts of Latin American church leaders to protect their flocks from the abuses of military dictatorships. (CNS photo/Octavio Duran)


This Week


Pope’s call to action

There has never been an encyclical like the yet-to-be published papal letter on the environment and climate change due out next month, writes Michael Swan. The world’s media has been full of analysis, speculation, foreboding and celebration of a papal document that hasn’t even gone to press.


Compassionate Catholicism

Eminent American historian and Catholic thinker Garry Wills begins his latest book by observing that “Pope Francis heartens some Catholics, but frightens others — both of them for the same reason, the prospect of change.” Gerald Schmitz reviews.


Seamless garment

“If we genuinely believe in the beauty of life we have to accept it as a seamless garment and must see God in the homeless, the poor, the marginalized and the broken just as much as we do in the unborn,” writes Michael Coren.


Faith

In Exile

By Ron Rolheiser, OMI

Artificial light

Liturgy and Life

By Marie-Louise Ternier-Gommers

Trinity, May 31, 2015

Breaking Open the Ordinary

By Sandy Prather

Standing under the cross...

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Arts and Culture

Photo by M. Weber