SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Francis
April 20, 2021
In his Good Friday homily this year, the preacher to the papal household warned the Church against division. He should have turned around and spoken to the greatest source of it, Pope Francis himself.
February 17, 2021
Our writers and others share their Lenten disciplines, experiences, or just their feelings about the whole thing. Some will surprise you. One watches comedy, because laughter is a sacrifice. Another is learning not to make rude jokes.
February 08, 2021
"Fraternity is the true cure for the pandemic and the many evils that have affected us," Pope Francis told the Vatican diplomatic corps Monday morning. "Along with vaccines, fraternity and hope are, as it were, the medicine we need in today’s world.” What does fraternity require of us during the coronavirus pandemic?
November 10, 2020
the McCarrick Report will be part window, part reflection of institutional leadership culture and decision-making.
March 22, 2017
In his morning homily, the Pope said confession does not simply remove the stains from one's conscience
January 24, 2017
In his message for the World Day of Communications, Francis said the media should not constantly focus on war and terrorism
December 12, 2016
The spire from the St Benedict Basilica in Norcia, along with some rubble, has been placed next to the life-sized nativity scene
October 03, 2016
The Archbishop of Rouen led a procession through Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray before celebrating Mass at the church
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