Anthony M. Stevens-Arroyo


Anthony M. Stevens-Arroyo is Professor Emeritus of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies at Brooklyn College and Distinguished Scholar of the City University of New York.

Stories by Anthony M. Stevens-Arroyo
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In Pope Francis era, Catholics still finding their footing

Catholics have been fighting among ourselves since St. Paul, but we maintain unity by respecting the authority of the pope.

Latinos move towards pope, church and Democrats

Riccardo De Luca/AP — Pope Francis waves as he arrives Wednesday for his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square … Continued

The remarkable power of the charisma pope

Pope Francis in Rio de Janeiro to celebrate World Youth Day. (Mario Tama/GETTY IMAGES ) While much of the public … Continued

For Pope Francis, a revolution of words

Pope Francis reached out to gays, saying he won’t judge priests for their sexual orientation in a news conference Monday. … Continued

A Catholic case for same-sex marriage

A same sex marriage advocate waves a rainbow flag at a protest in Los Angeles. (Jae C. Hong/AP ) It … Continued

The Catholic Health Association v. the bishops v. Obama

Last week, the Obama administration published its final guidelines for contraception coverage by insurers, putting what should be closure on … Continued

Cardinal Dolan and America’s troubled Catholic Church

Cardinal Timothy Dolan waves while processing through St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. (Seth Wenig — … Continued

Catholics clinging to guns, not God?

A man fires his handgun along a mountain range in Buckeye, Arizona, January (Joshua Lott/Reuters ) The Boston Marathon bombing … Continued

Pope Francis, wealth and the Latin American experience

The new president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, says that the election of Pope Francis was arranged in Heaven by Hugo … Continued

A Latino look at Pope Francis

Latin America is the demographic center of world-wide Catholicism and so it is fitting that the part of the world … Continued