In line to see the pope is where I first experienced the universal, catholic, Catholic Church.
Top faith leaders reflect on lasting impressions from Pope Francis’ recent visit to America.
A pope-centric Catholicism dominates the modern age, but that wasn’t always so.
Catholics hope Pope Francis’ visit will elicit public compassion for society’s marginalized.
What is the pope actually communicating to his 21 million followers?
Americans with no religious identity are open to stopping by church from time to time.
A criminal defense attorney’s thoughts about capital punishment this Easter season.
He disappoints the liberals and scares the conservatives — what’s not to like?
Did the Trappist monk change the world? Maybe not. But he changed my life, and he could change yours, too.
Two Jesuit scientists list must-know facts about the Vatican-owned observatory.
What if the best thing you can do for your kids is to stop having more kids?
There’s more to the story than soulful music and whooping preachers. Way more.
Sometimes, silence is the last thing you need in prayer.
If any women were invited to the Vatican’s synod on the family, they’d be having a very different conversation.
A fascinating new film examines the complicated relationship between free will and biochemistry.
Eight lessons all schools could learn from the Cristo Rey Network of college prep schools.
Meet the U.S. cardinal who wants to prevent divorced Catholics from receiving communion.
A Q&A with activist and priest John Dear.