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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?

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Pope Francis: A Year in Photographs

Previously unpublished images that capture the daily life of the people’s pope.

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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A Rallying Cry for Interfaith Climate Action

People of all faiths must speak out together about climate change as a moral issue.

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.

Save the Internet: 12 Faith Voices You Should Hear

The open Internet is crucial for the future of religious life and interfaith action in America.

5 Things I Learned From Meeting the Pope

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

Can a Radical Pope Change American Culture Wars?

Pope Francis has rattled the right by shifting power and emphasizing new priorities.

5 Ways Pope Francis Is Shaking Up the Church

He disappoints the liberals and scares the conservatives — what’s not to like?

2014 in Christianity: A Year in Review

Let us call to mind where we’ve been and what we need to do to make this a better year for all people.

The 10 Best Pope Francis Moments (So Far)

The Pope Francis era’s greatest hits.

Pope Francis and prelates attend morning session of extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family at Vatican
5 Questions About the Vatican Synod on the Family

A Q&A with Jesuit priest Father Jim Martin on the Pope’s meeting with the bishops.

Vatican Signals “Stunning Change” in Stance Toward Gays and Lesbians

A document from the Synod of Bishops provokes debate from the right and left flanks of the Catholic Church.