Voices

Mat is the founding editor of the Journal of Global Catholicism. He is associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass.

Pope Francis arrives for an audience with members of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal International Service in Paul VI hall at the Vatican June 8, 2019. (CNS photo/Vatican Media handout via Reuters)
Politics & Society Explainer
Mathew SchmalzSeptember 28, 2020
Pentecostal teachings went on to influence the Catholic charismatic movement that initially took hold in the U.S. in the 1960s.
Faith News
Mathew SchmalzApril 23, 2019
Sri Lanka’s Christians have a long history that reflects the dynamics of colonialism as well as present-day ethnic and religious tensions.