By Jack Jenkins, Guest Blogger on December 11, 2013
The pope has already enacted several substantive reforms during his first few months as pontiff.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on December 11, 2013
Pope Francis is a fascinating figure. But his most substantive--and potentially divisive--accomplishments are yet to come.
By Scott Keyes on December 3, 2013
The People's Pope puts faith into action.
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By Carimah Townes on November 30, 2013
Cardinal Timothy Dolan insisted that the Catholic Church is "not going to give up" on the issue of marriage.
By John Halpin, Guest Blogger on November 27, 2013
There's a progressive organizing agenda at the heart of Pope Francis' first written document.
By Christopher Butterfield on November 26, 2013
The pope denounced a system that leads to growing inequality and leaves the poor behind.
By Kiley Kroh on November 14, 2013
Pope Francis created quite a stir this week after he posed for photographs holding up anti-fracking t-shirts following a meeting with a group of Argentinian environmental activists.
By Zack Ford on September 24, 2013
Given that Pope Francis continues to enforce an anti-gay agenda within the Catholic Church, attempts to give him credit on gay issues are premature.
By Rebecca Leber on September 22, 2013
After meeting with a group of unemployed workers, Pope Francis abandoned his prepared text to make some of his strongest remarks against economic inequality.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on September 19, 2013
In his first extensive interview since becoming the pope, Francis argues the Catholic Church needs to reassess its priorities.