Popes have learned to embrace sports and Olympics

The Road to Rio. After much ambivalence, the Catholic church has come to accept sports as an important element in human development. 

Death of Notre Dame's Hesburgh closes an era

Holy Cross Fr. Theodore Martin “Ted” Hesburgh, the University of Notre Dame’s longest-serving president, died late Thursday night. He was 97.

Perspective

The early stages of the Cuban revolution: a retrospective

What was Cuba like for Catholics in the early days of the Castro revolution? Arthur Jones recalls his time as a reporter there in the 1960s.

Vatican II reporter Desmond Fisher dies at age 94

With the death of noted Irish Catholic writer Desmond Fisher, the legion of writers that covered the Second Vatican Council has thinned considerably.

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