The Pope’s exhortation makes a crucial reference to John Paul II’s encyclical Familiaris Consortio
In the struggle to preserve the freedoms of conscience and religion, we do not get to pick our battles
The trial of the Little Sisters of the Poor, legal niceties apart, is about whether or not they are free to love
Could the Kasper proposal, decisively rejected by the synod fathers, really be in the papal text?
People know that Trump is not really for them, but they don’t believe any of the other candidates are either.
An unpleasant populism is sweeping across Europe and beyond
The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors will feel even more frustrated following the Pope’s comments yesterday
Those on the left often called Scalia, who was a devout Catholic, a danger to the separation of Church and State
The Church is in favour of a strong Europe, but that is not the same thing as a stronger EU
The legacy of the abuse scandal is, in many respects, still an open wound for the Church