Pope Francis greets children during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, June 8 (CNS photo/Paul Haring).
June 22, 2016
“Like a Loving Mother” from Pope Francis addresses clerical sexual abuse in a systemic and holistic way.
October 08, 2013
Editor’s note: The historic interview with Pope Francis (Am. 9/30) has generated a great deal of dialogue in the church and in society at large. We asked several writers to offer their reactions to the pope’s words. Selections from these responses are printed below. The full versions of
Pope waves to pilgrims from South Africa during general audience in St. Peter's Square, Sept. 25 (CNS Photo / Paul Haring).
September 26, 2013
From Most Rev. Blase J. Cupich: the pope presents a fresh vision of the Gospel.
In All Things
January 22, 2013
This homily was delivered by Bishop Blase J Cupich of Spokane Wash on January 21 Thanks to Bishop Cupich for sharing it with us Our gathering this noon coincides with two national feasts the inauguration of our president and the Martin Luther King Jr holiday Both events put us in touch with
March 05, 2012
Finding opportunity in a painful moment, an essay by Bishop Blase Cupich, the next archbishop of Chicago.
The Good Word
July 25, 2011
Army Staff Sgt Wyatt A Goldsmith 28 died Friday July 15 at Camp Bastion Hospital from injuries suffered during an attack in Afghanistan by insurgents firing rocket-propelled grenades A Medic he was attending to the wounds of an allied Afghan commando when he was wounded Wyatt was on his thi
May 30, 2011
Responding to the new John Jay Report on sexual abuse
May 10, 2010

The Catholic bishops of the United States have learned many lessons from the sex abuse crisis. These twelve are among the most important.

August 03, 2009
Two contributors consider Benedict XVI's encyclical on the economy
July 20, 2009

In his new encyclical, Caritas in Veritate (Charity in Truth), Pope Benedict XVI makes a persuasive case that the current global financial crisis is about more than economics; it is also about ethics. As such, he provides us with a moral framework for moving forward as one human family