His statement doesn’t change Catholic Church teachings, but it’s an indicator of big cultural shifts.
Harry Potter and the Baffling Return of Religious Panic
Depletion of trust and confidence in public and private institutions is happening across the board and leads to more, not less, government.
Death squads are after Father Amado Picardal, an early critic of the Philippine drug war.
What could go wrong with federalizing the corporate charter process and putting bureaucrats in charge of long-term business thinking?
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Want to Lift the Statute of Limitations Amid the Catholic Priest Sex Abuse Report
The bill was passed unanimously by the state Senate, but has remained in the House since February 2017.
The church's catechism now calls capital punishment "inadmissible" and says it's "an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person."
School choice and cultural pressure are better than government mandates.
Vatican Official Says China, Which Persecutes Christians and Murders Dissidents, Is the Country 'Best Implementing the Social Doctrine of the Church'
An Argentinian bishop in Rome may not be the best authority on Chinese politics.
A baker's dozen Christian libertarians weigh in
We're not all the egoistic Ayn Rand acolytes the Catholic pontiff imagines.
Refusing any voluntary hysterectomies presented as discrimination.
This is why you shouldn't trust a man who has no principles of his own to do right by yours.
SCOTUS unanimously upheld the ministerial exception five years ago. It's already being challenged again.
Cardinal Antonio Cañizares faces hate speech charges for questioning "gay empire," "radical feminism," and "gender theory" during homily.
The Little Sisters of the Poor Case Isn't About Contraception. It's About When the Government Can Force You to Violate Your Conscience.
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case today.
Judge rules religious freedom doesn't apply given the particulars.
As Ben Carson rises in the polls, the quadrennial question is being posed again.
Markets and globalization have lifted billions out of poverty and lessened global inequality. So what's behind the pope's agenda?
Pope is a "communist and a Marxist" who has "assaulted matrimony" in a "rejection of his papal role," says leading Catholic libertarian.
Even the Roman Catholic Church accepts abortion to save the life of a mother
Why will the Paper of Record publish a condom-Pope but not a Mohammed statue? Catholics aren't loud (or scary) enough.
Archbishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo has got something he wants to say to you...
"We cannot change the past but we hope we can rebuild trust through honest and open dialogue," wrote Francis Cardinal George on the website this week. "Child abuse is a crime and a sin."
Pope wants to be more accepting
A case of hearing what you wanted to hear?
Plot to send millions through Vatican bank
Over the course of just two years
Supreme Court considering whether to allow Catholic groups to opt out of the contraception mandate during their appeal
Where does the Vatican think its money comes from?
Had been charged under law that only applies to caregivers and parents