Pope Francis

November 8, 2015

Pope Francis Talks About Selling The Pieta

In a recent interview, Pope Francis spoke frankly about something that more than a few people have speculated on – whether he will sell the Vatican’s
November 11, 2015

English Translation of Final Synod Report

  Bishop Michael G. Campbell from the Diocese of Lancaster in England has provided an English language translation of the 2015 Synod of Bishops’Relatio Finalis (or,
December 5, 2015

How the Pope Inspired Africa: Top 10 Quotes

Here are my Top 10 favorite quotes of the Pope in Africa. 1. He called people to repentance using an old metaphor to talk about our
May 13, 2016

Not Getting Pope Francis

Look, it happens.  Sometimes people don’t always get exactly what Pope Francis is saying.  It even happens to bishops (especially German bishops, but let’s not go
May 27, 2016

Bishop Paprocki on Bathroom Wars: “Common Sense Has Been Turned on its Head”

In a characteristically thoughtful and informative column, Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield examines the recent controversy involving public bathrooms and transgendered people.  With his typical clarity,
July 26, 2016

Pope Francis’ Speaks Bold Words at World Youth Day

Germany experienced a terror attack last week, in which a gunman fired into a crowd. According to the German government, the gunman, who was an Irani-German
July 29, 2016

Father Jacques Hamel: World Youth Day Attendees React to Islamist Murder of French Priest

On Tuesday, July 26, one day after the official start of World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland, two terrorists pledging allegiance to ISIS stormed into a