In his letter introducing the Year of Faith, Pope Benedict calls us to faith and charity. "...may this Year of Faith make our relationship with Christ the Lord increasingly firm, since only in him is there the certitude..."
Ten years ago, an attack changed the face of the West. Today, in the midst of crisis, where are the ideals on which this civilization was founded? An answer from one who, knew the country well before and after.
The news of the upcoming beatification of Pope John Paul II recalls what was so impressive about him: the transparency of a humanity totally bound to its origin. A fascination able to melt our hearts' resistance to the grace of sainthood.
In a high school, an eighteen year old committed suicide the day before graduation. His gesture shook Jeffrey and his classmates deeply, and they wrote a flyer about what enables them to "fall in love" even with their own need.
What was behind the massive protests during the recent Spanish city elections? Following the defeat of the Zapatero party, an eyewitness looks more closely at this phenomenon, as a fact that doesn't fit into any ideology.
In the first speech of a Pontiff at the Bundestag, Benedict XVI went to the root of a problem that concerns everyone–how to recognize what is right. In so doing, he set another milestone on the path to “broaden reason.” Here is how.
On the visit to his homeland, Benedict XVI swept away months of hostile criticism, from the speech in Parliament to prayer with Protestants to dialogue with Jews and Muslims. He surprised us all by putting the heart’s expectation at the center once again.
This month's issue presents the second stop on our literary journey through the key points of "The Religious Sense," with Chaim Potok, a Jew who, like his characters, in speaking of Truth with a capital "T", brings back into play faith and knowledge.
It seems today we accept answers that are gratifying, but unfulfilling, so we don't feel a lack. Yet there are facts that attest to the opposite. In this article, four people address the current "drop in desire," and the challenge of the CL flyer.
Fraternity of Saint Charles Borromeo missionaries in the U.S., twelve priests who work and live in communities along the East Coast and in Colorado, demonstrate the true meaning of freedom: a life defined by openness to the plan of Another.
Face to face with Fr. Mauro Giuseppe Lepori, chosen to guide the 1,800 Cistercians scattered around the world, after 26 years in the monastery. He describes his "vocation within the vocation" that allowed him to discover "there's gusto in everything."
The protests that engage many U.S. cities and others around the world have given us their slogans, complaints, and much confusion. We take a closer look at the epicenter of the protests, New York City, to examine what lies behind the needs expressed.
Can the university be more than “the last hurrah” before adult life takes over? Exploring the crucial matter of what real teaching and learning are with Kim Shankman, dean of a Midwestern college, we push the boundaries of the academic milieu.