Analysis: Pope Francis has received the council's teaching through his distinctive experiences as a Jesuit, a Latin American and, pre-eminently, as pastor.
Oct 11-24, 2013
Analysis: "The top person can never be wrong." In that case, Pope Francis is infallible in his recent statements.
Support from Pope Francis, the representative of the ecclesiastical institution and tradition, means more than just comforting and encouraging words.
This week, with death in the morning at the Washington Navy Yard, the touching revelation is found in the everyday, everyman characteristics of the victims.
A small c catholic: Is hell a physical place? How do you end up there? Everyone has an opinion, but no one knows from personal experience.