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Crux strives to offer smart, timely and balanced Catholic journalism and commentary. In addition to our diverse contributors and news services, a key component of that is our masthead staff, which you can follow directly for their latest work:

John L. Allen, Jr. is editor of Crux, specializing in coverage of the Vatican and the Catholic Church. The topics of his analyses range from Pope Francis’s personnel changes to anti-Christian persecution.

Inés San Martín is Crux’s Vatican correspondent and Rome bureau chief, an Argentinian journalist covering the latest happenings from Rome. She covers Pope Francis and activities of the Vatican’s departments.