• Holy Cross project tries to answer: What is Catholicism?

    • Apr 23, 2015

    What do you think of when you think about Catholicism? Communion? A Quinceañera? Seeing the Pope in St. Peter’s Square? For many around the world, Catholicism involves celebrating the Meskel feast, or participating in the Syro-Malankara liturgy, or commemorating the Feast of the Assumption with the Sisters of the Good

  • Jeb Bush makes his Catholic beliefs a touchstone in framing his views

    • Mar 18, 2015

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. — He arrived a few minutes early — no entourage, just his wife and daughter — and, sweating through a polo shirt in the hot morning sun, settled quietly into the 14th row at the Church of the Little Flower. A bit of a murmur, and the

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  • The Philippines is increasingly secular, but still deeply Catholic

    • Jan 15, 2015

    MANILA, Philippines — Arguably there’s no country in modern times where the Catholic Church helped set the course of its history as much as in Poland. Yet the Philippines, where Pope Francis arrived Thursday for a four-day visit, might just be a close second. This is a country, after all,

  • Getting to the Crux of why Catholicism matters

    • Aug 30, 2014

    Anyone conducting a global news search over the past few days under the terms “Catholic” and “politics” would find the usual wealth of material, including the following five storylines from around the world: ■ In the United States, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, president of the US bishops’ conference, issued a thumbs-down for