After an ugly and jarring fortnight, the synod fathers are now back on course
The synod fathers have yet to translate Francis’s vision into a coherent pastoral plan
After eight solid months of debate on Communion, Francis has shared his compelling vision for the family synod
Francis seems to see the continent with a Catholic population of only three per cent as the spiritual battery that will power the Church
The Vatican is right to support US airstrikes against the Islamic State
Plans for an ecumenical Luther 2017 are breaking down. That is no disaster
When is silence from Western leaders a shrewd political strategy and when is it simply cowardice?
The trip showed Francis’s remarkable persuasiveness is rooted in a gift for friendship