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Pope Francis: God is not frightened by our sins

“Tenderness is something greater than the logic of the world. It is an unexpected way of doing justice,” Pope Francis said in his general audience on Jan. 19.

Pope Francis receives recommendation to declare St. Irenaeus a doctor of the church

Once declared, St. Irenaeus would be the second doctor of the church named by Pope Francis. He would bring the total number of doctors of the church to 37.
What does the church really teach about this widely misunderstood process, and how does it play out in the lives of ordinary Catholics?
Simcha FisherDecember 16, 2021

October 29, 2021

Andrew Sullivan’s writing on faith, sexuality and culture wars

Reading Andrew Sullivan’s collection, ‘Out on a Limb: Selected Writing, 1989-2021,’ made me realize I’d never heard Sullivan mentioned in conversations about Catholic writers. Why wasn’t he there? And why wasn’t I surprised?

Netflix’s ‘Don’t Look Up’ shows us how not to make a climate change movie

In the end, what undermines “Don’t Look Up” is exactly what it condemns: a lack of humanity.

The ‘Harry Potter’ reunion is just what 2022 needs

To want to magic away Covid-19 is wishful thinking at its very worst. But that impulse is a forgivable offense. And it is exactly why “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts” is what 2022 needs.