Francis at Four: Is the Catholic Church at "civil war"? Will Francis be toppled? Such outlandish reports are promoted by a small but loud splinter group.
In advance of the March 13 anniversary of Pope Francis' election, Cardinal Blase Cupich said Francis is "reinvigorating that experience of the church" that people had following the council's reforms.
Catholics must "condemn unequivocally" anti-Muslim prejudice in the United States, San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy told a national meeting of Muslims and Catholics March 8.
Four Years of Francis: Many of the changes taking place at the upper echelons of the church at first glance appear minor, then take on a wider meaning.
NCR Today: If immigration authorities without a warrant knock on the door of Chicago churches, rectories or Catholic schools, don't let them in, cardinal says in letter.
We say: President Donald Trump is forcing us to consider ourselves in ways and at levels unprecedented in modern U.S. politics.
Distinctly Catholic: Countering Trump's answer, protesters and prelates offered a different vision of our national identity this weekend, one that spoke to the better angels of our nature.
An emerging Catholic dialogue with Muslims aims to show public support for Islamic American communities, building on three already existing regional Catholic-Muslim dialogues.
Distinctly Catholic: Amid a divided church and a divided polity, look to Cardinals Blase Cupich and Joseph Tobin to increasingly drive the hierarchy's message in the public square.
Distinctly Catholic: Pope Francis knows that only with the heart of the Gospel, God's mercy, can the church find new life, and the Jubilee Year got the message out.