Fiducia Supplicans News Flashback: 5-Star Case of the Medium being the Message

  Here is a fact from life on the religion beat. Several times a year, a religion-beat reporter is going to be approached by an editor who wants him or her to make a photo-assignment for a religious holiday or a story with some kind of religion hook. They don’t want Southern Baptists in gray … Read more

Legal Barriers Complicate What Bergoglio Wants From 2024 Synod

Pope Francis’s extraordinary Synod of Bishops, consisting of two meetings last October and the concluding session next October, is dealing with “synodality.” What? The media and Catholic activists are all energized about such topics as letting women be deacons, or married men be priests, or softened LGBTQ+ policies, or allowing Communion for divorced members who … Read more