Donald Trump says things to appeal to whatever crowd he's talking to, but casting doubt on Hillary Clinton’s faith before a group of evangelicals is a new low.
Pope Francis caused quite a storm last week by suggesting that a “great majority of sacramental marriages are null,” but he was speaking as a pastor.
In the aftermath of events like Orlando, it seems as though the God of Jacob does not perceive, and it is no impiety to say so. But that is not the end of the story.
Poland's young extreme nationalists represent a revival for which being Catholic and Polish implies also being anti-European, anti-pluralist, and anti-liberal.
Religious liberty has a damaged “brand” these days, and Catholic institutions have played a role. The nation's largest church now needs to lower the temperature.
We need to name the anger of voters but in the restrained rhetoric of the common good. Would the cures offered by Trump and Sanders prove worse than the disease?
The CDF's new “letter” to the world’s Catholic bishops mostly rehashes an impoverished, minimalist and “institutionalist” thinking.
Criticism and applause for Francis's newly created process to try bishops accused of covering up sex abuse; Where have certain "bad" bishops from the U.S. ended up?
The American labor movement has been pushed back on nearly every front. Its revival is the key to reducing economic inequality and fostering shared prosperity.
In Robin Lane Fox's biography of St. Augustine, Augustine doesn’t convert to Christianity; he converts to whatever you get when you put aside worldly ambition.
Early stories of Jews, Christians, and Muslims; the politics of celibacy and marriage; reflections from Cardinal Kasper; afterlife and wealth in early Christianity.