The Pope’s new prayer app is robotic, artificial and irreligious

Michael Coren: For most people of faith, prayer is a dialogue with God. A new prayer app from the Pope is almost reminiscent of the selling of indulgences.

How the Pope became so mighty

A former priest argues that the loss of worldly power has increased the papacy’s spiritual power

The Reformation at 500: Grappling with Martin Luther’s anti-Semitic legacy

Opinion: On the Reformation’s 500th anniversary, what lessons have been learned from the virulent but influential hatred of a foundational church figure?

The Interview: An eminent Catholic scholar on a new kind of Pope

Historian Garry Wills on the openness of Pope Francis, his respect for the faith of the people—and why his bishops will fall into line

The uncomfortable pew

The uncomfortable pew

What Cardinal Marc Ouellet’s hometown says about the state of the Church


Faith police

In addition to being a part-time pollster, Dean Del Mastro is also an amateur bishop.


‘The lodestar is human dignity’

Jason Kenney talks about faith and politics with the National Catholic Register.


Famous Catholic theologian calls for end to papal absolutism

‘Few people realize how powerful the pope is’


Where it’s God’s way or the highway

In Morinville, Alta., Catholicism is part of the public school system

The legacy of Pope Benedict XVI

From evolution to safe sex, Benedict revealed himself to be a surprisingly activist Pope


Grace under fire

He didn’t foresee the long-running sex abuse scandal suddenly igniting, but the Pope showed surprising openness in dealing with it


No pregnant nuns, please

The ice-cream ad that has been banned in Italy