John Gehring


John Gehring is Catholic program director at Faith in Public Life and a former assistant director for media relations at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. You can follow him on Twitter @gehringdc.

Stories by John Gehring
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It’s Not Just Pope Francis — God Wants Wealth Redistributed, Too

Conservative commentators are freaking out about Pope Francis’ views on economic inequality, but the pope is in line with traditional Catholic teaching.

Pope Francis: The end of ‘fortress Catholicism’?

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

Texas School Board: The “common good” as liberal conspiracy

By John GehringDirector of Communications Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good The Texas School Board has approved controversial new … Continued

Moral case for financial reform

By John GehringCatholics in Alliance for the Common Good As financial reform legislation stalls in the Senate for the moment … Continued

After scandal, hope for Church renewal

By John GehringCatholics in Alliance for the Common Good These are dark days for Catholics and our church. The clergy … Continued

What Catholics can teach Glenn Beck

By John GehringCatholics in Alliance for the Common Good While it’s generally not worth spilling any ink over Glenn Beck, … Continued