News Analysis

Michael J. O’Loughlin October 28, 2020
What does a leader do with an unexpected second act?
J.D. Long-García October 27, 2020
By some estimates, 40 to 45 percent of U.S. Catholics are Latino, including more than 60 percent of Catholics under the age of 18. How many U.S. cardinals are Latino? Zero.
Pilgrims hold candles and pray while maintaining social distancing at the Marian shrine of Fatima in central Portugal Oct. 12, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Pedro Nunes, Reuters)
Ricardo da Silva, S.J. October 19, 2020
Catholic women theologians said that they were tired of hearing words promoting women in the church without accompanying actions that place women in the clear leadership roles.
Colleen Dulle October 14, 2020
A maskless Pope Francis met guests at a crowded indoor papal audience last week, kissing the hands of newly ordained priests and embracing people who pulled their masks down or did not wear masks at all, flouting the Vatican’s coronavirus protocols.
Sam Sawyer, S.J. August 27, 2020
Biased and prejudiced coverage of abortion has severe costs.