Pope Francis’ decision to create the new memorial of Mary, Mater Ecclesiae on Pentecost Monday is a fulfillment of Blessed Paul VI’s devotion to Mary […]
Mary prays in the heart of the Apostolic Church on Pentecost, “The Birthday of the Church” (Acts 1:12-14).
The Holy Father often says the right things: he grabs the headlines and starts out well enough, but he does not follow through. […]
In a written May 18 statement, the bishops thanked Pope Francis for his “paternal listening and fraternal correction,” and asked forgiveness for the pain caused […]
“Oeconomicae et pecuniariae quaestiones” outlines sound general principles, but also reflects the Church’s present struggle to comprehend modern finance. […]
Editor Conor O’Riordan has compiled a candid and often challenging collection of essays, which attempts to bring together arguments from both sides of the debate. […]
“I like to say that I was not ordained to be irrelevant,” says Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence, Rhode Island. “The Church, and bishops […]
Frank admission of specific failures of governance will be necessary if the Pope wants to have a chance — as he says he does — […]