As Francis plans to overhaul the Holy See's media management, a bishop-psychotherapist is assigned to help remove "playboy priests" from an infamous Italian diocese.
Can Cardinal Pell – or any Catholic – simply ignore the new encyclical or the parts they don’t like? Many have done so before, not least concerning Humanae Vitae.
A preview of upcoming papal visits at home, abroad and with Italian protestants. And the press turns Francis's list of "attacks on life" into an abortion debate.
Readers "angered at the tortured logic of the editors" respond to the removal of Bishop Finn, Francis's failures, the value of "big history," and how to know Jesus.
Shortsighted Kudos to Robert Cowan for saying that the objections that scuttled Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plan to pay for college classes for prison inmates...
Kansas City Catholics have been wondering whether Robert Finn would be replaced with a bishop who would put the safety of children first. They now have their answer.
Controversy over the canonization of California's founding father continues; Bishop Finn is finally gone; and Pope Francis will make visit to U.S. Seminary in Rome.
In his general audience, Francis listed ways that children undergo their own “passion” (suffering), which he said was almost always caused by the “errors of adults."
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.
Amid what the media has presented as a general feeling of optimism about the papacy of Francis, there are some matters that remain causes of concern among American...
Seminaries have four to five years of post-college priestly formation to train men to be leaders of the small “corporations” that parishes have become.
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