Author Archives: Sarah Christian
Several months ago, I reflected on the hope that Pope Francis might be leading the Church toward a “kairos moment for mercy” with regard to divorced and remarried Catholics. While acknowledging the complicated issues surrounding a possible change in approach, I welcomed the potential to open the doors of our Church to all who are […]
Pope Francis gave an engaging address to listeners this morning as he spoke about the Christian response to death and the hope that we have in Christ: “This thirst for life found its real and true and reliable response in the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Jesus’ Resurrection does not only give us the certainty of […]
Do you know the date of your baptism? Not many do. So Pope Francis has given us the homework assignment of looking it up. He said this is our second birthday. A second birthday? That’s definitely something I can get behind.
This weekend, Pope Francis had a special visitor hang out with him on stage. Pope Francis reacted pretty much as we might expect at this point, once again displaying his remarkable pastoral touch. Ellie Hall of Buzzfeed has the best summary, along with the must-see photos and GIFs. Check it out.
What a difference it makes when others stop being faceless, nameless individuals we pass by as strangers and become persons.
On Monday, I highlighted a statement that many prominent Christian leaders had released, calling for an end to the shutdown. Meghan and Nichole have highlighted the brutal costs the shutdown will have on poor women and children. Every Christian, everyone who is pro-life, and every person with even a partial commitment to the common good […]