Pope Francis: We are freed by service, not doing whatever we want

“Yet again, we find ourselves faced with the paradox of the Gospel: we are freed by serving, not in doing whatever we want.”

Pope Francis’ 9 commandments for a just economy

Pope Francis, in a keynote address to the popular movements this weekend, made specific appeals “in the name of God” to those responsible for key sectors of today’s world economy.
Whatever a person’s experiences and fears of confession have been, going to confession behind a partition has a tremendous amount to offer us.
Patrick HydeOctober 15, 2021

August 2, 2021

Review: Sally Rooney writes for millennials in a post-Catholic world

Sally Rooney writes for an audience that lacks faith in an institutional church, yet yearns for something to believe in. She writes for me and my friends.

In ‘Reservation Dogs,’ a gang of Indigenous youth do bad things (but they are not bad people)

Creators Taika Waititi and Sterlin Harjo deliver a show with impressive emotional range that achieves an honest portrayal of the hardships that many Indigenous communities face.

Don’t dismiss Lil Nas X because of his ‘Satan video.’ He has something to teach the church.

“Montero” can offer new perspectives into the realities of Black queerness; for some, including some Catholics, it might even give a voice to their own experiences.