• Philly’s Chaput on a post-Christian culture, ‘Amoris’, and more

    Philly’s Chaput on a post-Christian culture, ‘Amoris’, and more

    • Mar 2, 2017

    In a conversation with Crux’s John Allen, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia explains why he thinks Americans are living in a ‘post-Christian’ culture, and also why he thinks it would be a good idea for Pope Francis to answer the dubia about ‘Amoris Laetitia.’

  • Why polarization threatens the future for Hispanic Catholics

    Why polarization threatens the future for Hispanic Catholics

    • Mar 2, 2017

    Hosffman Ospino of Boston College reminds American Catholics “that 60 percent of U.S. Catholics younger than eighteen are Hispanic. This is not a number that we can afford to ignore as a church! If we do the math, just in a few years, the majority of Catholics in the United States will share a Hispanic background. They will be writing the next chapter of the history of U.S. Catholicism, but they will not—and should not—do it alone.”

  • Survivor says she quit pope’s anti-abuse panel over frustrations with Curia

    Survivor says she quit pope’s anti-abuse panel over frustrations with Curia

    • Mar 1, 2017

    The lone abuse survivor currently serving as an active member of Pope Francis’s commission to fight clerical sexual abuse has quit, citing resistance to the commission’s efforts within the Roman Curia — not over the issue of child protection, she says, but rather the machinations of ‘Vatican politics.’