Commentary: Francis views gender as binary and he's not shown understanding of the LGBTQ experiences, but he's right on colonization.
Commentary: While running mates don't always agree, the Democratic ticket has flown to different wings within the "pro-choice" camp.
Commentary: In this time of social and political polarization, we should remind ourselves of something that unites us: abortion.
Commentary: Is the concept of female permanent deacons a viable idea?
Commentary: Pope Francis' call for a discussion of reestablishing women deacons in the church raises three very important questions.
Commentary: The documentary "Daze of Justice" traces the return of Khmer Rouge survivors back to Phnom Penh, to testify against former officers charged with crimes against humanity.
Commentary: The Religious Freedom Restoration Act is being used as a vehicle for institutions and individuals to argue that their faith justifies myriad harms.
Commentary: Amoris Laetitia is not as inclusive as it ought to be, but read expansively, it is a demanding and compelling vision of love.
Commentary: We should "show affection and concern" for each other, Pope Francis writes in Amoris Laetitia, even as we engage in difficult discussion.
Commentary: The pope's exhortation that LGBT people be treated with respect is heartfelt. But the church has offered those words before, and they often ring hollow.