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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.

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My Uncomfortable Audience with the Pope

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

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A Pope for People of All Faiths

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

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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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We Urgently Need to Come Together on Climate Change

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

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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?

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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.

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How to Tweet Like the Pope

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

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Pope Francis: A Year in Photographs

Previously unpublished images that capture the daily life of the people’s pope.

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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.

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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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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.

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5 Things I Learned From Meeting the Pope

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

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

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

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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.

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Pope Francis and the Vatican’s Burdened Past

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

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What Is a Saint?

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

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Magical Thinking and the Canonization of Two Popes

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

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Pope of the evangelicals

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

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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.