Analysis: During his U.S. visit, Pope Francis missed a number of opportunities to address the clergy sex abuse scandal from victims' standpoint, instead praised church leaders for their endurance.
Pope Francis' discussion of power and authority in his talk to U.S. bishops “struck home to me,” says Bishop Robert McElroy.
At St. Matthew Cathedral. Pope’s talk with bishops repudiate the “cultural warrior” style of episcopal leadership.
Analysis: Do we have our first full-blown diplomatic incident marring the carefully orchestrated visit of Pope Francis to the U.S.?
The voting booth may indicate a “Francis effect” — signs Catholics are considering the pope in their political decisions
Analysis: Did you know that Pope Francis is so over?
Analysis: September and October will be defining months for the Francis pontificate, especially for those following from the United States.
Analysis: Bishop Emeritus Geoffrey Robinson appeared Aug. 24 before the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to testify to the prevalence of clergy sexual abuse.
Preview: The Catholic church has much to learn from the recent encounter between LCWR and the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. A case study approach could be helpful.
Those looking for clues of what to expect from Pope Francis when he visits Cuba and the United States at the end of September should study his trip to Latin America.