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Pope Francis to give women a role in choosing bishops

Pope Francis said he plans to name two women to the committee that helps him choose bishops for the world’s Latin-rite dioceses.

In new interview, Pope Francis discusses abortion, the Vatican’s controversial China deal and resignation rumors

In a wide-ranging interview with the Reuters news agency, Pope Francis condemned abortion, dismissed the idea that he’s preparing to resign and said he still hopes to be able to visit Russia and Ukraine in the fall.
We now live in a “shout your abortion” nation, and a message that crass will never be embraced in more conservative parts of the United States, nor should it be.
Calla DrembelasJune 30, 2022

April 28, 2022

‘Stranger Things’ brings Kate Bush’s Catholic hope to a new generation

Kate Bush’s 1985 hit “Running Up that Hill” has exploded across pop culture. But it's more than just the song in “Stranger Things.” It’s also deeply religious.

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.