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He’s saying the right things. Will the US Conference of Catholic Bishops listen?
He seems like a lovely, modest man, but there's no sign he will change the church’s stance on issues that matter to women.
How the great Polish philosopher went from being an anticlerical scourge to an apostle of John Paul II.
In Egypt, as well as in the West, outrage over rampant sexual assault has too often been about political agendas rather than concern for the actual victims.
Western media are characterizing the demonstrations as a clash between Islamism and secularism—but it’s government abuse of power that Turks are protesting.
I’d like to believe my sons’ best life is in my home, and not with their first families. But Christians committed to justice need to remember we are not entitled to other people’s children.
The neoconservative leading the fight over the legacy of Vatican II in the American Church.
Buddhism is marked by concern for the welfare of all “sentient” creatures. But when it is harnessed to ethnic intolerance and extreme nationalism, it can turn violent.
As The New York Times worries about the difficulties of preparing vegan food for Seder, what about the difficulties of celebrating a plague that killed all firstborn Egyptian children and animals?
There is nothing in Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio’s record to suggest that he will reform the Catholic Church.