Where are all the saints without cassocks?

Will obscurity continue to remain the destiny of a righteous layperson lacking a large religious community or diocese to plead his or her cause for sainthood?


Pastoring the 1-percenters in an age of Pope Francis

Commentary: Few Catholics objected last year when the new pope cranked up the engine of financial reform within the Vatican as one of his first orders of business.


Beyond reform: Why not close the Vatican bank?

Commentary: The Vatican bank remains a rich source of material for Italian journalists, conspiracy theorists and anyone else who wants to build a case for Vatican intrigue.