Phyllis Zagano

Phyllis Zagano holds a research appointment at Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York. Her most recent book is Just Church: Catholic Social Teaching, Synodality, and Women (Paulist, 2023).

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Of candidates and climate: The unspoken forces behind the migrants in Martha's Vineyard

Synod reports from around the world raise clericalism, women as issues

The abortion question may be decided politically. The real test is a moral one.

Pelosi vs. Cordileone isn't only about abortion. It's about women and bishops.

Francis has opened the Vatican's top leadership to women. Are lay cardinals next?

Anger and confusion in Arizona

As Pope Francis' critics vent their anger, what comes out is vaccine disinformation

A child is coming to save us. Perhaps he'll remind us to do better by the children we have.

Pope Francis is asking the US bishops to listen to the people. Will they?

We used to look to religion for truth. It's no match for Donald Trump's TRUTH.

Pope Francis wants every Catholic to have a say. Why haven't US Catholics heard about it?

New women deacons commission to meet with unclear agenda

Virtual reality and the coming Catholic Metaverse

New book by Jesuit Fr. Arturo Sosa talks Ignatius, individualism

New canon on women's ordination nothing new, can be changed

Francis is redesigning the church with new lay ministries

Can the Catholic Church agree to change anything?

Pope Francis' Mass in Iraq could have followed older rite

Women's voices necessary for genuine discernment at synods

Catholic mob rule and those who support it