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The Pope Francis effect: 8 ways he’s changing the Catholic Church

So we know by now that Pope Francis is different. But is he changing more than just the tone of … Continued

Pope Francis in America magazine, unfiltered

Pope Francis aboard the plane during his trip back from World Youth Day. (AP) An extraordinary moment in journalism. That’s … Continued

10 ways to revitalize the Catholic Church

(Andrew Medichini/AP ) Reform is afoot in the Vatican. Pope Francis has tightened the reins on the Vatican bank, worked … Continued

Catholic bishop stumps for the GOP. Why?

(TONY GENTILE/REUTERS ) Catholic bishops have their party affiliations just like other Americans. Bishops also have the right to be … Continued

Drone policy can be moral policy

Reuters photo In a recent contribution for On Faith, former Chicago Theological Seminary President Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite denounced U.S. drone … Continued

First Colbert, now memoir for “Nun on the Bus” Simone Campbell

If you were one of the many progressive Catholics elated last year by seeing progressive nun/ lobbyist Simone Campbell hit the … Continued

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Pope Francis and gays: A misinterpretation or a hint of the future?

Francis’ “Who am I to judge” opens a whole new set of questions – and answers – for the Church.

Religious leaders see ‘tragedy’ and justice in Supreme Court gay marriage decisions

Same-sex marriage supporter Vin Testa of the District waves a rainbow flag in front of the Supreme Court.Bill O’Leary / … Continued

Why marriage matters

Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg News The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to rule on two cases about marriage. But regardless … Continued

Drones aren’t the murky moral subject we pretend they are

Reuters photo When a new technology develops, society must sometimes rush to catch up to its ethical ramifications. Take drones, … Continued