Two key takeaways from the pope's TED talk

Massimo Faggioli, a theology professor at Villanova University, shares his analysis of Pope Francis' TED talk about making real connections.

Parallel lives? Trump and Berlusconi

The closest parallel in Western contemporary politics to Donald Trump is Silvio Berlusconi, the media tycoon who served four stints as prime minister of Italy.

Hubert Jedin changed the paradigm for church historians

Take and Read: History of the Council of Trent broke Catholic taboo in its treatment of the difficult and uneasy relationship between pope and bishops.


A friendly response to Michael Sean Winters' 'Contra Fr. Schmit'

Commentary: Several statements in a recent blog post by Michael Sean Winters show some misunderstandings about the relationship between the church and reforms of Vatican II.