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5 Things I Learned From Meeting the Pope

My few hours in the Vatican with Pope Francis were exciting, brilliant, and humbling.

5 Lessons from St. Joseph’s Ordinary Life

The foster father of Jesus is largely ignored. Here’s why he shouldn’t be.

Pope Francis calls for inclusion of gays in society, saying he has no right to ‘judge’

Francis’s brief papacy has been marked by the candor of his comments on atheism, poverty and now, homosexuality.

Pope Francis, the ‘humble pope’?

Is Pope Francis bringing the mystical office—seen as a living symbol of God’s stewardship of the world—too far down to earth?

Before Easter, An Essential Penance

What I unexpectedly learned about giving up while attending my 25th high school reunion.