Politics & Society DispatchesMichael J. O’LoughlinApril 27, 2018
The U.S. House rejected a proposal to investigate the ouster of Patrick Conroy, S.J., by Speaker Paul Ryan, and one Republican calls for a chaplain with children.
Politics & Society DispatchesMichael J. O’LoughlinApril 26, 2018
Patrick Conroy, S.J., submitted his resignation earlier this month. The Hill reports that a prayer seen as critical of the Republican tax bill may have been a factor.
Politics & Society NewsMichael J. O’LoughlinApril 26, 2018
Speaking in Chicago to a gathering of U.S. priests, Archbishop Wilton Gregory addressed racism, sexism and a host of other societal challenges that "continue to hold us captive."
Faith DispatchesMichael J. O’LoughlinApril 25, 2018
A new Pew Research Center poll finds that 87 percent of U.S. Catholics believe God is "all-loving," but only 67 percent say God is "all-powerful."
Faith DispatchesMichael J. O’LoughlinApril 20, 2018
Bishop McElroy said that Catholics must embrace “the virtues of solidarity, compassion, integrity, hope and peace-building.”
Politics & Society DispatchesMichael J. O’LoughlinApril 19, 2018
The report found that Catholic initiatives addressing the refugee crisis are marked by their commitment to a range of Catholic social teaching, including respect for life, a commitment to the common good, care for the earth and promoting the dignity of work.
Faith DispatchesMichael J. O’LoughlinApril 13, 2018
At Villanova, the Newark archbishop spoke of “paradigm shifts” in the church and said “only the Lord" can judge who belongs among the faithful.
Arts & Culture TelevisionMichael J. O’LoughlinApril 12, 2018
I am reluctant to admit this, but a retired K.G.B. spy has emerged as a moral compass for me.
Faith DispatchesMichael J. O’LoughlinApril 09, 2018
Stop trolling, resist gossiping and consider putting down your device altogether.