- Mar 14, 2019
When Pope Francis decided in 2017 to bring an Argentine bishop to Rome and give him a job in the Vatican, the prelate had been accused of “strange behavior” but not of criminal sexual conduct.
Support of President Donald Trump among white and nonwhite Catholics alike has declined.
Dr. Mary Hirschfeld is Associate Professor of Economics and Theology in the Department of Humanities at Villanova University. She spoke to Crux about the current debate on socialism and capitalism, and how Catholic social teaching takes a different approach.
The bishops of Malawi are asking for help after devastating floods continue to affect the country.
When Pope Francis lands in Romania in late May, the local church hopes that he will be able to encourage a “spiritual wind” from the East into Europe and rebuild the chilled relations between the Catholic and Orthodox communities in the country.