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  • Review: 'The Future of the Catholic Church With Pope Francis' by Garry Wills

    Review: 'The Future of the Catholic Church With Pope Francis' by Garry Wills
    "The Future of the Catholic Church With Pope Francis," Garry Wills' new book, isn't really about Pope Francis, though that surprising man from Argentina figures in the story, nor is it a book about the future of the Catholic Church. But once you get past that rather misleading title — perhaps confected by the marketing department — there's no ambiguity about Wills' purpose. He makes it clear on the first page of his introduction, which is subtitled "Reading History Forward."
  • Review: 'God's Bankers' by Gerald Posner

    Review: 'God's Bankers' by Gerald Posner
    Soon after coming into office, Pope Francis began reforming the church's secretive yet powerful institution, the Institute for the Works of Religion, also known as the Vatican Bank. He issued decrees speeding reviews and improving transparency. He created...

    El Salvador overjoyed that Archbishop Romero is on path to sainthood

    After Archbishop Oscar Romero was shot to death as he said Mass, Danlio Macias’ family mourned as if one of its own had been killed. “I see these photos,” Macias said, eyes red with tears as he visited the site of Romero’s...

    'Spiritual Alzheimer's': Pope Francis' stern lecture to Roman Curia

    Pope Francis on Monday launched a stunning attack on the cardinals, bishops and priests who run the Vatican, accusing them of succumbing to greed, jealousy, hypocrisy, cowardice and “spiritual Alzheimer's.” In a pre-Christmas speech to the...

    Pope Francis' woman problem

    At first, it was easy to overlook. With all of his statements about caring for the poor, the disabled and immigrants, and all the fanfare surrounding his famous “Who am I to judge?” proclamation, Pope Francis seemed like a breath of fresh...