FaithExplainer
Sean Salai, S.J.
“Scandal” is a word often heard used in recent months by U.S. bishops regarding the best ways to provide pastoral care and communicate authentic church teaching to pro-choice politicians who identify as Catholic.
Politics & SocietyExplainer
Nicholas D. Sawicki
If precedent is any indicator, whoever Biden names is likely to be a practicing Catholic who has either worked or volunteered with the Catholic Church — and who is an open supporter of the president.
FaithExplainer
Colleen Dulle
What is the legacy of Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation “Amoris Laetitia,” released five years ago today?
FaithExplainer
Sean Salai, S.J.
Pope Francis: “We have realized that we are on the same boat, all of us fragile and disoriented, but at the same time important and needed, all of us called to row together, each of us in need of comforting the other.”
FaithExplainer
Colleen Dulle
While much ink has been spilled by Vatican watchers interpreting how the pope’s writings and structural changes will shape the church for years to come, Pope Francis’ gestures may do even more to define his legacy.
FaithExplainer
Colleen Dulle
Cardinal Joseph Tobin, named today to the influential Congregation for Bishops, has been known as a “Pope Francis bishop”—one who generally follows the pope’s lead in prioritizing social justice issues and dialogue over culture war flashpoints.