Author Archives: Christopher Hale
President Barack Obama gave a powerful speech tonight that highlighted the brokenness of our immigration system, the connection between fighting for families and enacting immigration reform, and the way welcoming immigrants reflects our faith and values. President Obama deserves praise for his decision to take the first step in bringing relief and hope to millions […]
via RNS: “In his latest bid to ease the suffering of the poor — and upend the expectations of the papacy — Pope Francis plans to build showers for the homeless under the sweeping white colonnade of St. Peter’s Square. Three showers are to be built into refurbished public restrooms provided for Catholic pilgrims along […]
via Buzzfeed: In the interview with BuzzFeed News, Burke confirmed publicly for the first time the rumors that he had been told Francis intended to demote him from the church’s chief guardian of doctrine to a minor post as patron to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. “I very much have enjoyed and have been […]
The Francis effect has come to the United States. News reports have surfaced that Blase Cupich–the bishop of Spokane, Washington–will be named the next archbishop of Chicago this morning. This past June, he spoke at Erroneous Autonomy: The Catholic Case Against Libertarianism, which we covered extensively here at Millennial. Cupich explained that “by uncoupling human […]
We tend to focus more on the Church in the world than internal Church politics, but this would be quite a development. Sandro Magister reports: The “revolution” of Pope Francis in ecclesiastical governance is not losing its driving thrust. And so, as happens in every self-respecting revolution, the heads continue to roll for churchmen seen as […]
Tragic news is being reported by CNN this morning. Evidently three of Pope Francis’ family members have been killed in a car crash in Cordoba early this morning. Here’s the latest from CNN. Let’s pray for Pope Francis and his family during this tragic time.