Politics & Society Short TakeThomas J. ReeseMarch 25, 2020
In a pandemic, no one is safe unless we are all safe, writes Thomas J. Reese, S.J. In the United States, we did not prepare for a pandemic, but it is not too late for solidarity.
Politics & Society ColumnsThomas J. ReeseMarch 03, 2020
Democratic candidates tend to focus instead on other voter groups: blacks, Hispanics, LGBTQ people, young people, teachers and women.
Faith ColumnsThomas J. ReeseFebruary 05, 2020
As early as 1994, while McCarrick was archbishop of Newark, a woman expressed concerns about McCarrick to the papal nuncio in Washington, Agostino Cacciavillan.
Politics & Society Short TakeThomas J. ReeseDecember 05, 2019
“As a Catholic, I resent your using the word 'hate' in a sentence that addresses me,” she said. “I don’t hate anyone.”
Politics & Society ColumnsThomas J. ReeseSeptember 27, 2019
As the crisis of climate change attains more urgency, many more people—especially the young—are coming to protest how humans are treating the planet to the detriment of all the living.
Faith ColumnsThomas J. ReeseSeptember 17, 2019
by making these men cardinals, the pope is handing them megaphones.
Faith NewsThomas J. ReeseSeptember 10, 2019
After Oct. 15, 53% of the cardinal electors will have been appointed by Francis.
Faith Short TakeThomas J. ReeseApril 24, 2019
Reforming the Vatican Curia has been a goal since the Second Vatican Council, but so far the changes have failed to improve its efficiency or responsiveness. Pope Francis is trying again.
Politics & Society NewsThomas J. ReeseMarch 13, 2019
Noted Vatican commentator Thomas Reese reflects on the sixth-year anniversary of Pope Francis' election to the Chair of Peter, and cites the good, the bad, and the merciful aspects of the pontificate.