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The Blood-Dimmed Tide Is Turning

It’s our duty to turn the tide — from despair to dignity, from fear to hope, from conflict to peace.

My Uncomfortable Audience with the Pope

In line to see the pope is where I first experienced the universal, catholic, Catholic Church.

A Pope for People of All Faiths

Top faith leaders reflect on lasting impressions from Pope Francis’ recent visit to America.

The Pope Francis Paradox

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

We Urgently Need to Come Together on Climate Change

Influential faith leaders join the pope in calling on all people to care for creation.

The Pope’s Poorly Timed Arrival

Did the Vatican consider that Pope Francis will arrive in the U.S. on the holiest night of the Jewish year?

Immigrants Will Be the Face of the Pope’s New York Visit

Catholics hope Pope Francis’ visit will elicit public compassion for society’s marginalized.

How to Tweet Like the Pope

What is the pope actually communicating to his 21 million followers?

PF-A Security Challenge
Pope Francis: A Year in Photographs

Previously unpublished images that capture the daily life of the people’s pope.

20 Facts You Should Know About the Sistine Chapel

Since cameras are banned at the Sistine Chapel, here are a few things to remember it by.

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.

Yes, Even Non Christians Can (and Must) Do Good

A homily from the pope on why thinking only Christians can do good is not Christlike.

5 Things I Learned From Meeting the Pope

My few hours in the Vatican with Pope Francis were exciting, brilliant, and humbling.

The Catholic Church Supports Science…Plus 9 More Things You Should Know

Two Jesuit scientists list must-know facts about the Vatican-owned observatory.

Operation Noble Eagle
Globe-Trotting Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Is Almost 84, and Working Harder Than Ever

The retired archbishop of Washington is enjoying a second wind under Pope Francis and loving every minute of it.

Pope Francis and the Vatican’s Burdened Past

Moral deflection shapes the ground across which Pope Francis strode during his Middle East pilgrimage.

What Is a Saint?

How the diversity of saintly lives reveals multiple paths toward God.

Magical Thinking and the Canonization of Two Popes

Why Pope Francis is canonizing two popes for all of the world wide web to see.

Pope of the evangelicals

Conservative Protestants have long viewed the head of the Catholic Church with suspicion. Why are they embracing Pope Francis?

Scooby-Doo and Mystery Incorporated remove mask of “monster” Benedict to reveal Francis

Our friends at Eye of the Tiber share some breaking news on Pope Benedict.