Recent Editorial

  • In Gaza, the trauma of an entire generation

    Feb 23, 2024

    Crammed inside a leaking blue tarp in the middle of the courtyard of a UNRWA primary school in Rafah are a family of eight — Amal Abu Hajar, a teacher at the Catholic School of the Rosary Sisters in Gaza, her husband, and their six children.

  • Will Artificial Intelligence change the way we practice our faith?

    Feb 02, 2024

    Pope Francis shares concerns about the broader implications of AI in the realm of communication in his recently released message for the 58th World Day of Social Communications.

  • Unity, challenge of the Church

    Jan 27, 2024

    By 2024, the Catholic Church faces a particular challenge: unity. Which is still, to a certain extent, traumatic, since unity is a gift of the Spirit and is realized in the celebration of the mass of the priests in communion with their bishop and of the bishops in communion with the Pope.

  • What’s stopping the Church from embracing synodality?

    Jan 27, 2024

    In various places, the synthesis report of the first session of the Synod on Synodality speaks of what is at the heart of synodality

  • Close to those who suffer

    Jan 19, 2024

    We are not neutral. We stand by the side of the many Palestinians who have died under the rubble of Gaza, 10,000 of whom are children. We stand by the side of the innocents killed in the kibbutzim on October 7 and the Israeli hostages. We stand, with full conviction, on one side: that of the victims and those who suffer.

  • Join me to unite our fractured world

    Jan 19, 2024

    Sunday, January 14th, is 100 days since my only son, Hersh, was stolen from me. Hersh is a civilian who was attending a music festival. Before being abducted, his arm was blown off at the elbow. He is a dual US-Israeli citizen.

  • Could this be the year of a spiritual revival?

    Jan 12, 2024

    Feared by some and cherished by others, religion could be a force for unity or a new source of division in this new year of 2024.

  • Pope Francis in 2024: The synod, health concerns, the China deal and more

    Jan 12, 2024

    Pope Francis is looking ahead to the Jubilee Year 2025 as “a pilgrim of hope”.

  • Editor’s Note

    Jan 05, 2024

    As the new year unfolds, Pope Francis has set an inspiring intention for January, emphasising the gift of diversity within the Church.

  • Canon law must be part of Church’s mission of mercy

    Jan 05, 2024

    All the Catholic Church’s structures, including tribunals and faculties of canon law, must undergo a “pastoral and missionary conversion” to ensure the Church is giving the world “the only thing it needs: the Gospel of the mercy of Jesus,” said Pope Francis.