The Man with the Golden Mouth

Saint John Chrysostom (+407) is a model bishop, a doctor of the Church, an ascetic and contemplative monk who wanted only to retreat from the turmoil of life in the Eastern empire, was chosen first as a priest in Antioch, where he became renowned for his eloquent yet...

The Flexible Francis

I’m not sure what to make of the Holy Father’s most recent comments, again on an airplane back to Rome, from his papal visit to Mauritius and Mozambique. He doubled down on his response to the apparent ‘criticism’ from a certain sector of the...