- Nov 30, 2020
The resignation of Benedict XVI and election of Francis can be seen as the first steps toward a Spirit-led unfolding of a new-style papacy for the Third Millennium.
In a Q&A with Youtubers sponsored by an educational organization he founded, Pope Francis on Sunday said that so far, he’s never considered resigning because of the demands of the job.
Three years into his papacy, a recent study shows global admiration for Pope Francis is in sharp decline.
For enthusiasm, commitment and sheer passion, however, I’ve never met anyone quite so passionate about popes as Fr. Richard Kunst of the Diocese of Duluth in Minnesota.
Roman Catholicism is a sprawling, wildly diverse community of 1.2 billion people spread over every nook and cranny of the planet, and sometimes, when its fault lines and internal tensions seem especially sharp, it almost defies belief that the Church has held together as long as it has. Theologically, of
By consensus, while emeritus Pope Benedict XVI was a great teaching pontiff, ecclesiastical governance on his watch often left something to be desired. Space does not permit a full listing of meltdowns and crises, but here are a few highlights: The appointment in 2007, followed by the swift fall from