All Things Catholic: The shift of Catholicism's center of gravity has led to all sorts of questions about what it means for North America and Europe.
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John L. Allen Jr., NCR senior correspondent, writes weekly on the goings-on in Vatican and in the church around the world.
All Things Catholic: The beatification of Italian Fr. Giuseppe "Pino" Puglisi, assassinated in 1993 for challenging the Mafia, won't get a lot of attention but marks an evolution.
All Things Catholic: There are four quagmires that are the Vatican's "Neverending Stories," including relations with both China and the Society of St. Pius X.
All Things Catholic: Pope Francis has been popular so far, but Pope Benedict saw similar support when he was elected in 2005, too.
All Things Catholic: The official English translation of Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio's discussion with an Argentine rabbi highlights the future pope's thoughts.
All Things Catholic: John Allen learned a lot about Jorge Mario Bergoglio when he was in Argentina. Here, he shares tidbits about Bergoglio's Argentine history.
All Things Catholic: A week in Buenos Aires, Pope Francis' hometown, gives indications of just what the new pontiff will do.
All Things Catholic: The most celebrated convert of the Benedict years has abandoned the Catholic church for reasons that are actually true.
All Things Catholic: Now that Pope Francis' papacy is under way, the focus will shift from style to substance. Can he deliver the reform cardinals believe they were voting for?
All Things Catholic: This conclave turned into a tribute to the most iconic saint in Catholic tradition. Here's how.