Not long ago, I went to a talk at MIT where one of the presenters, a computer science professor, offered an amusing anecdote about his 2-year-old daughter, who had begun talking more and more. He was surprised, he said, when after the conventional "Mommy" and "Daddy" and "Yes" and "No" that were his daughter's very first words, the next articulate thought that came out of her mouth was, "Skip ad!"
Readers of the popular Jesuit magazine America may have noticed that its publisher, America Press, is undergoing a rebranding.
"People are reading print publications less and less, particularly young millennials," said Jesuit Fr. Jeremy Zipple, executive editor of America Films, a significant part of the newly established cross-platform entity America Media.
Young Voices: If there is anyone on the planet who if given the opportunity would not change something about him- or herself, I would love to meet them.
Is the Shroud of Turin real, as many Catholics believe? Or is it a product of the 14th century? Does it matter?
The Resurrection is interpreted is the source of some of the deepest rifts in Christianity -- and a stumbling block for some Christians and more than a few skeptics.
Commentary: In the garden of Gethsemane, Jesus asks God to "remove this cup." Who among us has not asked the same of God at one point?
A host of questions remain, but long-delayed testing on a slip of papyrus dubbed "The Gospel of Jesus's Wife" show it is not a modern forgery.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 7 for Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died Feb. 2 of an apparent heroin overdose. But was it appropriate?
Jesuit Fr. Daniel J. Harrington, one of the world's leading New Testament scholars, died Feb. 7 after a four-year battle with cancer.
NCR Today: A private funeral Mass is scheduled Friday for Philip Seymour Hoffman at a Jesuit church in Manhattan, N.Y., according to news reports.