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NCR ends online comments

NCR ends online comments

Recently the National Catholic Reporter announced that it is ending online comments to its articles because too many are vicious attacks on others who post comments. This follows a similar decision of The Southern...

Father Adolfo Nicolas, superior general of the Society of Jesus, and Pope Francis, also a Jesuit, are seen together before celebrating Mass at the Church of the Gesu in Rome in this Jan. 3, 2014, file photo. Jesuits from around the world will meet in Rome beginning Oct. 2 to elect a new superior general. Father Nicolas, who turned 80 in April, plans to resign after leading the order since 2008. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

A Jesuit Pope Named Francis

The election of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, formerly Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, as Pope Francis is an extraordinary event in the history of the church. The cardinals could have elected another Latin American,...

Can the Church Move to the Centre?

Can the Church Move to the Centre?

            Pope Benedict’s decision to resign on 28 February has put the church on the front pages of the media and raised speculation about who the next pope will be and which cardinal  has...