Robert Royal

Guest

President of the Faith & Reason Institute in Washington, DC and editor-in-chief of The Catholic Thing, a website for Catholic commentary and news

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Climate change activists have an influential new ally who could bring along more than a billion followers.

Pope Francis Goes Green, but Will the Flock Follow?

Climate change activists have an influential new ally who could bring along more than a billion followers.

from To the Point

Since Pope Francis was elected in March, he has challenged
the Roman Catholic establishment, using words like “obsessed” and
“narcissistic.” Instead of abortion, gay marriage and…

How Will Pope Francis Change the Catholic Church?

Since Pope Francis was elected in March, he has challenged the Roman Catholic establishment, using words like “obsessed” and “narcissistic.” Instead of abortion, gay marriage and…

from To the Point

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This week, we moved a lot closer to a court challenge that could significantly reduce or eliminate constitutional protections for abortion rights.

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After finding herself abandoned by society after leaving prison, Susan Burton became the aid she and so many others in her position needed.

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There’s still much to discuss.

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Billionaire Nicolas Berggruen’s plan to revamp democracy and put capital in the hands of the people has one glaring blindspot.

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