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The Pope Francis Paradox

A pope-centric Catholicism dominates the modern age, but that wasn’t always so.

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Pope Francis Is Making Christianity Radical Again

The pope is calling out a status quo that global elites benefit from at the expense of the poor.

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No ‘Pope Francis Effect’ on Capitol Hill Gridlock

Despite the almost universal popularity of Pope Francis, the House of Representatives was unable to muster enough bipartisan support to pass a resolution lauding Francis’s election.

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Pope Francis Apologizes for Persecution of Pentecostals

Seeking forgiveness for the decades of persecution of Italian Pentecostals, Pope Francis met with Evangelicals from the U.S., Argentina, and Italy.

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10 Great Summer Reads for Catholics

From Thomas Merton to Shūsaku Endō, these enduring books encapsulate some of the best in religious writing.

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How the Devil Made Me Keep My Faith

Recollections from a demon-filled Catholic childhood.

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The Catholic Faith or Libertarianism: Pick One

Dave Brat is the latest Catholic to rise to political power by claiming libertarian bona fides. But libertarianism and Catholicism are incompatible.

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Why I Wish Pope Francis Was Joking about the Devil (and Other Beliefs)

Here’s my four-word solution for those struggling with demonic possession: “Stop believing in demons.”

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True Catholicism Versus Radical Libertarianism

An ideology of individual rights without civic duties clashes with four core Catholic social teachings.

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U.S. Nuns Haunted by Dead Jesuit: The Ghost of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Why a controversial Jesuit theologian from the early twentieth century is in vogue today.

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At Christmas, A Rare Collaboration to Restore an Ancient Church

A 21st century Bethlehem miracle? This year, the three churches that share responsibility for the Church of the Nativity came together for an act of restoration.

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13 Intriguing Religion and Politics Findings for 2013

From Catholicism to capitalism to marijuana use, here are 13 interesting facts about the American population in 2013.

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Rick Santorum: Republicans Should Take a Page from Pope Francis

Elizabeth Tenety spoke with Santorum, a Catholic, about faith in Hollywood, social issues in the Pope Francis era and his message for today’s Republican Party.

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You Know What’s Funny? Catholicism!

Catholic humor could be the key to the “New Evangelization.”

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What’s in a name? For a new pope, quite a bit

Choosing a new moniker is a decision that’s tied up in history, tradition and more than a little symbolic value.

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What Kind of Catholic is Newt Gingrich

Four hypotheses about where to find the Catholic in Newt.