- Aug 9, 2020
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
With the recent revelations of St. John Paul II’s close relationship with a married woman, the philosopher Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, many commentators are wondering whether we need to revise our understanding of Karol Wojtyła the man. Barbara Latza Nadeau, writing in The Daily Beast, asks the question surely on many people’s