Matthew Schmitz

The Vatican’s agreement with Beijing signifies the abandonment of Vatican II’s political vision

High-minded members of the professional class disdain the sport, but they miss the point

In upholding immutable truths, the ultramontanists of the 19th century were the true progressives

Since 1968, Church leaders have tried to preserve a fragile truce. But repeated compromises have fostered a culture of deceit

The Archbishop’s easygoing persona was a social strategy – and a theological stance