Behold the Kingdom

Mom hugs daughter’s killer in court. [Read more...]

John Allen on the one word to describe Francis’ papacy

He pretty much nails it: The one-word interpretive key to Francis’ news conference and arguably to his entire papacy to date: “mercy.” As I’ve written before, each recent pope has had a catchphrase that represents his core emphasis. For John Paul II, it was “Be not afraid!”, a call to revive the church’s missionary swagger [Read More...]