Catholicism

Is the Pope Getting on Board With the Nuns on the Bus?

Is the Pope Getting on Board With the Nuns on the Bus? Is the Pope Getting on Board With the Nuns on the Bus?

In a remarkable interview, Pope Francis calls for a “new balance” on issues such as abortion and LGBT rights. Has he opened the door for a renewed focus on economic justice?

Sep 20, 2013 / Blog / John Nichols

The Right-Wing Catholic Vice-Presidential Voter Guide The Right-Wing Catholic Vice-Presidential Voter Guide

The Family Research Council tries to swing Catholic voters on social issues, or as they call it, "intrinsic evils."

Oct 9, 2012 / Blog / Ben Adler

Prints of Pope Francis are seen in a newspaper kiosk near the Vatican.

Is Pope Francis the New Champion of Liberation Theology? Is Pope Francis the New Champion of Liberation Theology?

In attacking “the structural causes of inequality,” he is reviving that great movement’s “preferential option for the poor.”

Dec 18, 2013 / Feature / Harvey Cox

Can Pope Francis Change the Church?

Can Pope Francis Change the Church? Can Pope Francis Change the Church?

He’s saying the right things. Will the US Conference of Catholic Bishops listen?

Sep 25, 2013 / Editorial / Frances Kissling

Pope Francis: Sexism With a Human Face?

Pope Francis: Sexism With a Human Face? Pope Francis: Sexism With a Human Face?

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.

Sep 25, 2013 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Mexico’s Abortion Wars, American-Style

Mexico’s Abortion Wars, American-Style Mexico’s Abortion Wars, American-Style

After Mexico City liberalized its abortion law, a fierce backlash followed. Is its striking resemblance to the US “pro-life” movement a coincidence?

Aug 28, 2013 / Feature / Kathryn Joyce

Rome’s Cassandra: On George Weigel Rome’s Cassandra: On George Weigel

The neoconservative leading the fight over the legacy of Vatican II in the American Church.

May 15, 2013 / Books & the Arts / Paul Baumann

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