Politics & Society DispatchesMichael J. O’LoughlinMarch 14, 2018
While the vast majority of Vermont students are eligible for the vouchers, which pay the full cost of up to two college classes, students who attend religious and other private schools are not.
Faith NewsMichael J. O’LoughlinMarch 06, 2018
According to a new Pew Research Center poll, 84 percent of U.S. Catholics hold a “favorable” view of Pope Francis.
Faith NewsMichael J. O’LoughlinMarch 05, 2018
Cardinal Kasper rejected claims from some Catholics who accuse Pope Francis of undermining church teaching on marriage.
Faith NewsMichael J. O’LoughlinMarch 03, 2018
“The rule to follow in all cases,” the reflection says of family ministry, “is the love and mercy of the Lord.”
Politics & Society DispatchesMichael J. O’LoughlinFebruary 28, 2018
“The youth of our nation are shaming the adult world into action.”
Faith Last TakeMichael J. O’LoughlinFebruary 27, 2018
By adopting an attitude free of judging others, the pope argues, the world will be a more peaceful place.
Faith DispatchesMichael J. O’LoughlinFebruary 23, 2018
Cardinal Sarah questions why Catholics stand—rather than kneel—and receive Communion in the hand.
Politics & Society News AnalysisMichael J. O’LoughlinFebruary 21, 2018
If Catholic leaders seriously want to push gun control legislation, what might a concerted campaign look like?
Politics & Society DispatchesMichael J. O’LoughlinFebruary 13, 2018
As same-sex marriage becomes more mainstream, the church holds the line on L.G.B.T. issues.
Faith DispatchesMichael J. O’LoughlinFebruary 09, 2018
Pope Francis has encouraged church leaders to accept “a healthy dose of self-criticism.”