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‘We thank God for the pope’: Takeaways from Pope Francis’ visit to the D.R.C.

In the D.R.C., Pope Francis has shown his advanced age and physical mobility problems have not limited his extraordinary capacity to console the afflicted, call evildoers to conversion and sustain the faithful in hope.

Pope Francis gives major interview on his critics, sex abuse, decriminalizing homosexuality and more

Pope Francis spoke out against the criminalization of homosexuality, critiqued the use of guns by civilians and admitted to his own mishandling of the sexual abuse crisis in a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press.
There is a reason the Catholic Church often speaks of abortion and euthanasia together as life issues.
The EditorsDecember 15, 2022

December 31, 2022

‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ and the question of Indigenous representation

Should James Cameron have involved more Indigenous creatives in making a movie rooted in Native American history?

Leonard Cohen’s Jewish and Christian imagery: ‘All that poetry was at my fingertips’

In this excerpt from her new book on Leondard Cohen, Marcia Pally examines his use of Jewish and Christian biblical images in the singer-swongwriter’s lyrics.

‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ and the dark Catholic imagination of Martin McDonagh

Martin McDonagh’s new movie “The Banshees of Inisherin” serves up sad enough stuff to leave viewers crying in our beer. But first we laugh.