Five words of Pope Francis sent shockwaves through the global press. A decade later, the Church’s teaching on homosexuality remains the same. But for many LGBTQ+ Catholics, these five words have changed everything.
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Today we celebrate 10 years since Jorge Bergoglio became Pope Francis. Here are 10 of our favorite moments of his papacy so far. What are yours?
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI died on December 31, 2022. A prayerful scholar and a humble shepherd, Benedict dedicated his life to knowing Jesus. David Paternostro, SJ, reflects on his legacy.
Immersed in an unfamiliar culture in Central America, William found his eyes opened to the gift of synodality Pope Francis keeps insisting we must inculcate throughout the Church.
Critics faulted Pope Francis for not referencing this long-standing controversy when he visited Canada this summer. What is the Doctrine of Discovery? And why were people so upset?
We keep hearing about synodality in the Catholic Church, but what does it mean? What does it look like? Daniel Leckman, SJ, draws a connection with his vocation as a Jesuit Brother.
Pope Francis hopped on a Zoom call with university students from across the Americas. In doing so, he demonstrated a key synodal disposition: to be a listening Church. Here are three takeaways from the conversation.
Some of the controversy surrounding Pope Francis’s visit to Hungary may help us understand more about his diplomatic priorities.
This pandemic can feel like a darkness that won’t ever end. That’s why the sunflower is such a great teacher of what we must do in such times: turn to the light.
Whatever his reasons, Francis’ China policy has drawn both supporters and vehement critics. An outspoken pope’s silence on the moral challenges of the world’s largest country will remain jarring.