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In Brazil, a pope who heals and converts

Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he arrives at St. Peter’s Square on June 16, 2013. (Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images) … Continued

Are institutions Catholic enough?

The number of agencies calling themselves big-C “Catholic” will shrink. That is the inevitable result of De Caritate Ministranda , … Continued

Rediscovering the reasons for our existence

AP Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde, Washington’s first female and ninth Episcopal Bishop, smiles during her consecration service at the Washington … Continued

With allegations of a ‘nun crackdown,’ the Vatican goes spring cleaning

If everyone could just calm down for a moment regarding the Vatican and nuns, perhaps we could all consider some … Continued

Why Easter changes everything

Unlike Christmas, Easter doesn’t have a crazed shopping season preceding it. It doesn’t have its own tree. It doesn’t spawn … Continued

Palm Sunday lessons from an unlikely Pontius Pilate

The story of the trial, crucifixion and death of Jesus of Nazareth, which is recited, sung and often acted out … Continued

GCB: Good Christian hypocrites

It’s the rare TV series that jumps the shark in the first episode. But ABC’s season premiere of its new … Continued

It’s not just Santorum who believes in Satan

For many, Rick Santorum is a living, breathing, head-scratching, eyebrow-raising quote machine. In just a week, he can raise the … Continued

Joel Osteen: Loving the sinner, not the sin

When Oprah Winfrey questioned megachurch pastor and best-selling author Joel Osteen on the topic of “homosexuality,” he stated that “homosexuality … Continued

Why the revolution in Egypt could be dangerous for our youth

By Brian Kirk I’ll admit it. I’m as guilty as the next youth pastor. It is so easy to get … Continued