Nearly 90 percent of Latinos in a recent study cited a “moral duty” to preserve the planet for children and to respect ancestors’ legacy of care for the earth.
Francis is marking the second anniversary of his pontificate, and if anyone still has doubts about his views on the post-Vatican II Mass, they should doubt no more.
Some bishops are calling for a new look at the church's teaching on contraception in light of its near-universal lack of reception by the laity.
Can the church promote NFP without condemning other forms of contraception as “intrinsically evil”? The blanket condemnation is what most Catholics find implausible.
Studies of NFP techniques like the Creighton Method indicate that they are at least as effective as condoms or pills. So why aren’t more Catholics giving it a try?
In Trastevere, the Community of Sant'Egidio and Mario Marazziti work to protest the inhumanity of capital punishment.
If you believe media reports, you’d be convinced that Pope Francis strengthened the hand of Australian Cardinal George Pell. But you'd be wrong.
Boko Haram is called an Islamic insurgency, but beneath the veneer of religious ideology lies a savage and opportunistic agenda of criminality and bigotry.
There was no personal greeting from Pope Francis during a recent visit by New Ways LGBT pilgrims to Rome; the Vatican did not even properly acknowledge them.
Examine your conscience, sit at your mind’s judgment seat, don’t spare yourself, examine yourself, let your heart’s marrow speak to you (loquatur...
When Paul VI celebrated the liturgy in Italian, it was a pledge to future generations that the church and her liturgy would lean toward outreach and mission.