Faith and Justice: Conservationists hope that the encyclical's attitude toward animals, especially wildlife, will reflect the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi.
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Faith and Justice: The U.S. Catholic bishops could take a lesson from Mormon leaders on how to deal with religious liberty and gay rights.
Faith and Justice: True, Cardinal Burke was sidelined, but no other curial cardinal was removed from his job in a way that looked like an embarrassing demotion.
Faith and Justice: I know I should get more out of Holy Week, but I find myself daydreaming during the services. My resolution this year? Go with the flow.
Faith and Justice: Syria has suffered like few countries in the world. The country and its people need our help and assistance.
Faith and Justice: First strike: He is male. Any man who thinks he has something to say about women to women needs his head examined.
Faith and Justice: "Steps have to be taken in order to allow people to get to know one another and to create harmony."
Faith and Justice: In only two years, Pope Francis has changed the face of Catholicism by radically reimagining how it presents itself to the world.
Faith and Justice: It may be time to recognize Iraq as the failed state it is. No military solution will work that does not respect the Iraqis' legitimate aspirations for autonomy.
Faith and Justice: At the pace the Vatican is moving, Pope Francis will be dead before real reform hits the Curia.