Thomas J. Reese




Stories by Thomas J. Reese
Should Obama reach out to the Catholic bishops?

AP President Obama pauses as he speaks at the election night partyin Chicago on Nov. 7, 2012. One group of … Continued

Jesus in Arizona

THIS CATHOLIC’S VIEW By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. “This is 911. What is your emergency?” “Someone is trying to break … Continued

Faith in God, not the market

THIS CATHOLIC’S VIEW By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. Some people’s faith in the marketplace is almost religious. It is so … Continued

Vatican questions nuclear deterrence

THIS CATHOLIC’S VIEW By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. Not only is the use of nuclear weapons immoral, the conditions that … Continued

Papal fallibility

THIS CATHOLIC’S VIEW By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. Thirteen years after the Hartford Courant ran an expose of sexual abuses … Continued

What matters in clerical abuse

THIS CATHOLIC’S VIEW By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. The media is being attacked by the defenders of Pope Benedict who … Continued

Benedict’s failure and opportunity

THIS CATHOLIC’S VIEW By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. Like most bishops, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, who became Pope Benedict XVI, did … Continued

What should bishops say now?

THIS CATHOLIC’S VIEW By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. The passage of the Senate health care bill by the House of … Continued

Naïve sisters or paranoid bishops?

This Catholic’s View By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. The Catholic bishops of the United States are calling for the defeat … Continued

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

This Catholic’s View By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. In his encyclical, Caritas in Veritate, Pope Benedict XVI writes that economics … Continued