• Up and down Latin America, Catholic bishops push dialogue

    Up and down Latin America, Catholic bishops push dialogue

    • Jul 13, 2016

    Against the backdrop of a violent land conflict, a national economic implosion and a bitter fight over public education — all of which have pitted various groups against one another in several nations — Catholic bishops in Latin America are striving to be game-changers by urging dialogue.

  • Wuerl says only ‘very few’ are unhappy with Pope Francis

    Wuerl says only ‘very few’ are unhappy with Pope Francis

    • Jul 10, 2016

    In an interview on the 10th anniversary of his appointment as the Archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Donald Wuerl says most people seem enthused by Pope Francis, warns against “secular hegemony” and “silence” on anti-Christian persecution, and says priests are grateful for the pope’s approach on the family.

  • Orthodox see council as antidote to ‘heresies and ruses of reason’

    • Jul 9, 2016

    Despite the fact that four of the fourteen independent Eastern Orthodox churches of the world opted not to show up, an expert on Orthodoxy insists that the “Holy and Great Council” in Crete in late June was significant, arguing that meeting together to hash out issues is part of the DNA of Orthodoxy.