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‘There is no way to sugarcoat it’: Record number of German Catholics left the church last year

“The figures for 2021 show the profound crisis in which we find ourselves as the Catholic Church in Germany," said Bishop Georg Bätzing.

Cardinal Hummes, close friend of Pope Francis, dies at 87

Cardinal Claudio Hummes was one of Brazil’s main religious leaders and a strong advocate for the poor.
The recent leak to Politico of a draft majority opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito suggests that the Supreme Court will soon strike down Roe v. Wade. We must consider the road ahead.
Rachel LuMay 3, 2022

April 28, 2022

Apple TV+’s ‘For All Mankind’ is a space race show that will restore your faith in government

“For All Mankind” invents a Soviet victory in the space race and imagines a tempting counterfactual: What if Americans’ faith in government was never shattered?

Raw, brilliant and prophetic: Lauryn Hill’s MTV Unplugged concert 20 years later

The music industry didn’t know what do with Lauryn Hill’s rare, self-confessing and Christ-centered performance.

The ‘Hot Holy Ladies’ who fought for the faith — and the Jesuits — in Reformation England

A new exhibit at Stonyhurst College is a powerful testament to the role women played in maintaining the faith through dark times.