As he assumes command of the Vatican ship of state and its complement of 1.2 billion Catholics worldwide, Pope Francis I faces navigating between the Scylla of priestly scandal and the Charybdis of declining Church membership.
By limiting the term of the pope Catholics worldwide would not feel as if they were trapped with a leader who doesn’t hear them or care about what they really need.
Pope Benedict will retire at the end of February.
A biography of Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, Pope John XXIII, credited with helping modernize the Catholic Church, even though he only served from 1958 to 1963.
Impact of the Catholic Church, drug use, and sexual orientation on the rapidly-changing American culture.
The choice seems simple, so why the debate? Must the Catholic Church pay for options they consider abhorrent?
In today’s lingo, inquisitions are probably the purest form of “hate crimes.” Discover their appeal in
Joe Paterno will eventually be remembered not for what he has done but what he failed to do. That is a fitting legacy to be sure.
Arguing about quibbling matters can never replace confronting the larger ones underneath.
Journalist David Margolick tells the story of pedophile priest Bernard Bissonnette in this Kindle Short.