Last fall, I spent a month in northern Brazil. Although I was there as a rabbi, officiating at services for the Jewish High Holy Days, headlines about the Catholic Church were what grabbed my attention.
After suffering the anguish of the abuse among their ranks, priests across our nation are battling feelings of profound defeat. There’s a crisis in the Roman Catholic Church no one’s talking about. It’s
When the cardinals of the Roman Catholic church gathered for their conclave in the Sistine Chapel in 2013 and elected the Argentinian Jorge Bergoglio as the next pope, he joked that they had gone to the
HBO is currently running a dark little miniseries called "The New Pope," which is basically a reboot of the 2016 series "The Young Pope." Both sprang from the mind of Italian director Paolo Sorrentino,
Brazil’s president blasts Pope Francis on Amazon climate change: He ‘may be Argentinean but God is Brazilian’
Brazil's president, Jair Bolsonaro, blasted Pope Francis for his plea to protect the Amazon from climate change. The ultra-conservative leader, who is Catholic himself, criticized the left-leaning Latin
Conservative Catholics, including some critics of Pope Francis, are doing a victory lap because the pope has not, as expected, endorsed the ordination of married men as priests in the Amazon region of