Faith Short Take
Pascal-Emmanuel GobrySeptember 25, 2017
The failure is not one of communication; it is one of charity. The pope wants us to debate. I say: Do it better.
Politics & Society News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 22, 2017
Pope Francis said he is worried that even Catholics are arguing against accepting more migrants and refugees into their communities, and they often cite an ill-defined "'moral obligation' to preserve the original cultural and religious identity" of their nations.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsSeptember 21, 2017
Any willingness to cooperate across party lines is praiseworthy. Unfortunately, brinkmanship remains the preferred legislative strategy.
Michael J. O’LoughlinSeptember 21, 2017
When a pope issues a document “motu proprio,” it means he does so by his own motivation, and it can mean a significant change to church law.
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 21, 2017
"We often hear faithful Catholics who see mercy at work and ask, 'Why?'"
Politics & Society Short Take
Jim McGreeveySeptember 21, 2017
Pope Francis reminds us that we must "cleanse, heal and restore" the sinner, including those returning to society from prisons.