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Why faith matters in foreign policy

Belief is a habit of mind that reckons possibilities. It is a faith that fires an alchemy that transforms possibility … Continued

Pope Francis to announce date when popes John XXIII and John Paul II will be made saints

Pope Francis is expected Monday to announce the date when he will make saints of two of contemporary Catholicism’s most … Continued

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Can Pope Francis help end the culture wars?

Francis’ words may be the push needed to keep the Catholic faith above the mess of American politics.

Bishops rebuke critics of Catholic Relief Services

WASHINGTON — U.S. Catholic bishops rebuked conservative critics of Catholic Relief Services, flatly denying charges the group has wavered in … Continued

On Yom Kippur, praying mightily for Syria

A Free Syrian Army fighter mourns at the grave of his father, who was killed by what activists said was … Continued

Women are equal in the eyes of God

Another postponement of the verdict in last December’s gruesome rape case in Delhi will renew discussions on many aspects of … Continued

A theology of women? What did Pope Francis mean?

Dedicated in 1966 by the Lithuanian Catholics of America, Our Lady of Siluva is made of marble. Benjamin C. Tankersley … Continued

A theology of women? What does Pope Francis mean?

Dedicated in 1966 by the Lithuanian Catholics of America, Our Lady of Siluva is made of marble. Benjamin C. Tankersley … Continued

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

The evolution of Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore

Russell Moore, the new chief ethicist for the Southern Baptist Convention, has Jesus in his heart, Wendell Berry on his … Continued