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Global Catholic climate group rebrands as Laudato Si' Movement

The Global Catholic Climate Movement, consisting of more than 800 Catholic organizations and thousands of individual members, has changed its name to the Laudato Si' Movement to better represent how the encyclical has animated much of their work since its inception.

With Haiti in turmoil, Catholic agencies trying to help face enormous difficulties

The July 7 assassination of Haiti's president is just the latest crisis in the turbulent country. Catholic leaders and agencies working there are unable "to give any structured response to the people's problems," said Holy Cross Fr. Firto Régis. "Each new situation is urgent and needs to be immediately addressed." 

Real presence in a time of ongoing pandemic

Theology en la Plaza: Minimizing the anxieties of Catholics around their return to churches while inadequately addressing the prophylactic need for masks in congregational environments where vaccination statuses remain unknown is beyond irresponsible.

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Pencil Preaching for Monday, August 2, 2021

Come to the Table

Pencil Preaching for Sunday, August 1, 2021

'The Holy Game' is a deep dive into seminarians and soccer

Movie review: Documentary filmmakers Brent Hodge and Chris Kelly set out to chronicle the Clericus Cup, a soccer tournament for seminarians in Rome. But fascinating personal stories "changed the course of the film."

Jesuit John O'Malley's memoir tells his 'strange and wonderful story'

Book review: The Education of a Historian, the just-published memoir by influential Jesuit Fr. John W. O'Malley, helps readers understand some enormous differences between Catholicism in the mid-20th century and today.

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Our greatest potential

Scripture for Life: Jesus' sharing of himself as the bread of life illustrates the greatest potential of human life. The Son of God entered our history not to wow us with miracles, but to show us how we can live as Paul suggests: as new selves, people truly renewed in spirit.

Mary, mother of Jesus, returns as an icon for pop stars and social justice warriors

(RNS) — Lil Nas X, Bad Bunny and Princess Nokia all work their spirituality into their music, but you're not likely to think of them as virginal.

German bishop: Floods' mental health toll might be worse than property damage

Catholic and Protestant churches plan an ecumenical service to remember the at least 160 people who have died in the flooding.