By Jacob Crosse, 13 July 2020
Special provisions in the CARES Act as well as executive exceptions allowed the largest religious organization in the world to receive government funds.
By Cesar Uco, 5 February 2018
The Pope’s first stop was Chile, where he denounced parishioners as “idiots manipulated by leftists” for opposing a bishop implicated in the cover-up of child sexual abuse.
By Clodomiro Puentes, 20 February 2016
The papal tour was paid for by the government and wealthy Mexican businessmen, who clearly saw it as a means of defusing mounting popular anger.
By Patrick Martin, 25 September 2015
The address by Pope Francis to a joint session of Congress was a flagrant violation of the separation of church and state.
By Tom Carter, 24 September 2015
As he parades through Washington at the center of a massive security operation, the pope looks out on an America whose democracy is in shambles.