360 Million Christians Persecuted; Hungary Helps

Friday, January 21, 2022 | Tag Cloud Tags: Afghanistan, Christian, Christian Persecution, church, Economic Collapse, Eritrea, EU, Euro, Europe, Faith, Islam, Libya, News, Nigeria, North Korea, Syria, taliban, War, Worthy News, Yemen By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent Worthy …

Pope Francis was right about pets and kids

Pope Francis caused a Category 5 brouhaha on Jan. 6 during what was an otherwise thoroughly ordinary general audience at the Vatican. During the pope’s catechesis that day, which was focused on St. Joseph, Francis ranked adoptive parenthood as “among …

Leaving

I want to remember each breathfaint as the wings of a trapped butterfly.I want to open the lids which sit at half-mastover the eyes that have loved me.I want to touch again your throatintricate as an ancient parchment,at that spot …

Sinnerman

Oh, sinnerman, where you gonna run to? —traditional African American spiritual First you see only shadows, sable bristles   Stippling the silty, ribbed floor, then     Glimpse the suspended apparitions. Pencil-long, glassine so almost invisible,   Needlefish swept by my shadow    …

Pope Francis: God is not frightened by our sins

Below is the text of Pope Francis’ weekly Wednesday audience, delivered on Jan. 19, 2022. To receive these remarks and more in your inbox every week, sign up for America’s daily newsletter. Dear brothers and sisters, good morning! Today, I would …