Vice President Biden’s Catholic faith has shaped his care for the poor and marginalized, but his increasingly extreme political position on the issue of abortion must be reconsidered.
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When It Comes to Civil Unions, Pope Francis Meant What He Said, but That Might Not Be What You Think
In the documentary Francesco by Evgeny Afineevsky, Pope Francis endorsed civil unions for homosexual couples. His words were the source of much ado in the media recently. They are important, but not for the reasons many have pointed to.
Catholics have no home in either major political party in the U.S., but that doesn’t mean that we should remove ourselves from politics but that we should go boldly into the breach.
“What’s love got to do with it?” In his latest encyclical, Pope Francis offers a vision of politics based on dialogue, encounter, and solidarity. These words may sound foreign or even naive in our world today, but the Holy Father reminds us that change starts with ordinary people.
On Sunday, Pope Francis released the third encyclical of his papacy entitled “Fratelli Tutti,” on fraternity and social friendship. An encyclical is one of the highest ranking documents from a Pope. In this lengthy letter, he offers critiques of populism, neoliberalism, and militarized borders. He restates a rejection of the death penalty. He calls on all people to recognize and live out our common fraternity. Read this article for a complete overview.
As some Catholic leaders pick sides, the faithful should do their research, keep an open mind, and show the love of Christ in the midst of our divided politics.
After six months of pandemic, it may be tempting to slack off in our diligence, but remember your neighbor and keep wearing a mask!
The brutal killings of Black people by police would have been considered war crimes in the military context.
America first! Black Lives Matter! Law and order. Structures of oppression. Amid the turmoil of our world today, the words of the great Old Testament prophet Jeremiah continue to speak to us. What does he call us to today?
Black Panther fans around the world were saddened to learn of the death of 43-year-old actor Chadwick Boseman last week. He played in several iconic roles, and in each of these films Boseman portrayed a dignity that he carried with him offscreen.