Faith and Justice: All right. Let’s get it over with. I was too pessimistic in my prediction of how the synod would end. I should have trusted the Spirit.
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Faith and Justice: With time running out, the synodal fathers appear no closer to resolving their conflicts over issues facing the family than they were a year ago.
Faith and Justice: There are five reasons the synod was doomed to fail before it started. Perhaps Pope Francis can save it, but the odds are against him.
Faith and Justice: During his U.S. trip Pope Francis spoke forcefully about the need to trust the Spirit and to be creative in being an evangelizing presence in the world.
Faith and Justice: While in the United States, Pope Francis exercised his prophetic office, but he did it with a soft and respectful voice.
Faith and Justice: The overall effect of Pope Francis' U.S. visit comes down to whether or not we will listen to him.
Faith and Justice: In chapter 5 of his encyclical Laudato Si’, Pope Francis discusses how we should respond to the environmental crisis.
Faith and Justice: The pope’s U.S. visit is going to be a whirlwind affair with scores of events and activities. Here are five things to focus on.
Faith and Justice: Integral ecology is a key concept in chapter four of Laudato Si’, Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical. It flows from his understanding that “everything is closely related.”
Faith and Justice: The Democrats are better off if the papal address is treated like an opera while the Republicans would be better off with a symphony.