Zac Davis is an associate editor and the director for audience engagement and analytics America. He also co-hosts the podcast, Jesuitical. 
Pope Francis talks with U.S. President Donald Trump during a private audience at the Vatican May 24 (CNS photo/Paul Haring).
Politics & SocietyShort Take
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I am praying that Pope Francis’ words have a lasting impact on the president.
FaithShort Take
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A new talk by the pope, as well as “Evangelii Gaudium,” gives clues to his thinking about the thesis of a new book by Rod Dreher.
FaithLaudato Si
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President Donald J. Trump’s executive order to repeal key policies meant to curb global warming is a direct contradiction of Catholic social teaching on caring for the environment.
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Are there married priests already in the Catholic Church? Can we expect a change?
Arts & CultureMusic
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Kanye West and Chance the Rapper are singing about Jesus on network television. What's going on?
Arts & CultureIdeas
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The false sense of solidarity that comes with sharing an Oliver segment on Facebook is an invitation to apathy not resistance.