MURPHY: If you’ve a long memory and a thing for American politics, the Vatican’s recent anti-Trump intervention may have rung a bell
MCEWAN: The Christian obligation to support the underdog is a biblical imperative that goes back to the ancient Israelites
MCEWAN: Politicians, sadly, are only accustomed to the smell of their own party faithful
GRIGG: Pope Francis’s encyclical a plea for a caring and loving relationship with each other and with our only “home” in “creation”
GREEN: Those countries with relatively free markets have made the greatest gains in environmental quality over the past half century
EVERYDAY THEOLOGY: Francis is not asking any more of his cardinals, or us, than he asks of himself.
MCEWAN: Will bishops around the world accept the pope’s vision for Roman Catholicism?
The Pope’s critique exposes the fundamentals flaws of crony – rather than competitive – capitalism.