Sep 18, 2014
Pope Francis’ decision to marry a cohabiting couple last Sunday has brought a mixed reaction from Catholics and a predictable reaction from much of the media.
Sep 2, 2014
A decline in moral values in the West, together with Islam’s history of violent conquest and dire education system, are major causes fueling the "diabolical" atrocities committed by Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria.
Aug 21, 2014
As police struggled to contain the looting in Ferguson this week, some store owners reportedly armed themselves to defend their property. A few thousand miles away in Iraq, Christians are facing even greater violence and threats to life.
Aug 13, 2014
Not since the use of chemical weapons in Syria one year ago has Pope Francis been so vociferous in condemning violence and conflict; only this time he has been speaking explicitly in defense of Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq.
Jul 30, 2014
Pope Francis has become the latest to contribute to a largely secular contemporary debate on the nature of happiness.
Jul 24, 2014
With the exception of Pope Francis and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, world leaders have largely been silent about the religious cleansing that is spreading throughout Iraq and Syria
Jul 16, 2014
Vatican officials are perplexed after the publication this week of a conversation between Pope Francis and an atheist journalist.
Jul 7, 2014
Some Catholic question why the Pope appears to hold back condemnation for those Catholics who condone or practice a worse crime, such as the mass killing of unborn children.