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John Gehring: Bishops Need a “Year of Abstinence” from Preaching on Sexuality and Gender

Catholic bishops have an authority crisis that seemingly intensifies daily as more LGBTQ church workers are fired and new cover ups of clergy sexual abuse are revealed. One Catholic leader has a suggestion for them: stop preaching about sexuality and gender for a year. Read More

Is There an Alternative to the Rigid Orthodoxies of the Religious Liberty Debate?

The United States of America celebrates its Independence Day today, so it seems an appropriate... Read More

A Look Into What Drives the Conservative Public Policy of the USCCB

Tony Spence’s forced resignation from his position as editor-in-chief of Catholic News Service is indicative of a greater... Read More

The Incredible, Shrinking Catholic Church

Were it up to some Catholics, the church would become an isolationist sect that has... Read More

Hopes for the New (Gay?) Pope

As the Conclave to elect a new pope approaches, intensifying public speculation about the papabile... Read More