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FaithFaith and Reason
Louis J. Cameli
A synod on synodality is a process about a process. And that stuck with me. A process about a process seemed to be without content. Where would this lead us?
Pope Francis venerates a figurine of the baby Jesus at the beginning of Mass for the feast of Mary, Mother of God, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Jan. 1, 2022. (CNS photo/Guglielmo Mangiapane, Reuters)
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Preaching on the feast of Mary, Mother of God, Pope Francis denounced widespread violence against women.
Inside the Vatican
This week on “Inside the Vatican,” host Colleen Dulle gives a summary of the pope’s Christmas messages, which focused on the theme of humility.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
The pope, who celebrated his 85th birthday on Dec. 17, is not planning to slow down — and there appears to be no resignation or conclave on the horizon.
FaithFaith in Focus
Molly CahillAshley McKinless
Ready or not, the new year is here — and with it our annual opportunity to take stock and set goals, with a little help from Pope Francis.
Politics & SocietyMedia
Robert David Sullivan
Covid-19, the 2020 election and racial justice remained hot topics in 2021. But the past year also brought new debates within the Catholic Church, including over the Latin Mass.