Cardinal Robert Sarah, in an unusual and far-ranging interview by the French journalist Nicolas Diat, offers profound observations about silence and why we must seek it.
While the new Dickens movie, “The Man Who Invented Christmas,” is an adaptation of a nonfiction book “A Christmas Carol,” author and screenwriter Samantha Silva has written a new fictionalized account of Dickens titled “Mr. Dickens and His Carol.”
Two books on immigration, in differing ways, try to give Christians a moral and ethical framework to judge what’s happening on the ground.
t’s good to have new biographical works of two women saints: St. Clare of Assisi and St. Therese of Lisieux. Both are famous saints to Catholics, but there is limited knowledge of them outside the church. These publications may correct that.
Author Brian Doyle talks about one daily reality — perhaps involving his children, whom he dearly loved and loved to write about — and then, before you know it, you’re in a place so deep that it nearly takes your breath away.
To help prepare spiritually for the Advent and Christmas seasons, check out these recently published books.
St. Frances Cabrini, the missionary to Italian immigrants in the United States in the late 1800s and early 1900s, “teaches us the path to handling the epochal phenomenon of migration by joining charity and justice,” Pope Francis said.
Italian philosopher Massimo Borghesi set out to write an “intellectual biography” tracing the formal education and study that laid the foundation for the “thought” of Pope Francis.
Author delves into the life of Sister Helen Prejean and writes about how her own eyes were opened to what the death penalty is all about.
The book, “Rebel in the Ranks” by Brad S. Gregory, is an understanding of the ironic overriding outcome of the Reformation, which sought to make society more Christian, and the Reformationists thought it was, ended up unintentionally in the long run secularizing society.
Tom Zanzig in “The Transformed Heart: Spirituality, Religion and the Struggle for Integrity” and Sister Mary Kathleen Glavich, a Sister of Notre Dame, in “Praying on Empty: A Guide to Rediscovering Your Prayerful Self” provide valuable resources that can help us to grow in our personal prayer lives and help parents and their children in theirs.