All Things Catholic: When Pope Francis says he wants a greater role for women, his ideas seem to have little to do with office-holding of any sort.
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All Things Catholic: Trying to impose order on chaos, I'd like to suggest that recent developments on the Vatican beat are noteworthy because they illustrate truisms about Catholic life.
All Things Catholic: Geneva was the setting for a riveting bit of theater as two Vatican heavyweights sat before a panel to field questions about the sex abuse scandals.
All Things Catholic: There is a growing migration of priests and religious from the "global south" to the north. What can the church do about it?
All Things Catholic: Catholicism has been in the news many times since Pope Francis' election. But there are other major Vatican stories the media didn't mention.
All Things Catholic: After you’ve been in the Vaticanology business for a while, it’s hard to be surprised by the occasionally tone-deaf questions people ask.
All Things Catholic: At this time of year, the Vatican usually gets calmer and everyone is basically on hiatus. Not so with this pope.
All Things Catholic: While pop culture remains fascinated by small clues to Pope Francis' personality, we got a reminder on Sunday of something far more fundamental.
All Things Catholic: Given the courage and persistence shown by Syria's religious women, it was probably inevitable that sooner or later it would be their turn to be kidnapped.
All Things Catholic: The real novelty of "Joy of the Gospel" is that the document is an act of synthesis, weaving together strains of Catholic thought usually kept separate.