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The Pope Francis era’s greatest hits.

Pope Francis Hints He Might One Day Retire

Will the current pontiff follow Pope Benedict’s shocking move and retire in the next few years?

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Pope Francis raises eyebrows by saying pedophile priests include ‘bishops and cardinals.’

Faith Communities Are on the Front Line of Refugee Aid

The Abrahamic faiths share a command to welcome and care for the 45 million refugees around the world.

To My Sister on Her First Communion

A sixth grader offers some advice to his little sister before her first communion.

The Contradictions of the Saints

Canonization can stereotype the life of the saint — as it becomes more Christ-like, the rough edges of a saint’s story can be smoothed away.

Beware of Pope Francis

You can’t admire Pope Francis without acknowledging that the path he’s taking demands that we change.

Pope Francis Picks Cardinals Who Point the Way to Catholicism’s Future

Pope Francis’ choice of new cardinals confirms the unique characteristics and goals of his papacy.

Pope Francis sends e-mail on Holocaust to American Jewish leader

Pope Francis offers contributes to renewal of Catholic-Jewish relations in the form of a personal e-mail.

The Pope, a Bishop, and the Scandal of Wealth

Francis is seen as a pope who is seeking to liberate Catholicism from its own pretensions.