Pope Francis on the Beatitudes

(RNS) — In his recent ‘Gaudete et Exsultate,’ Pope Francis teaches that living the Beatitudes means ‘going against the flow’ in a world that pushes us in the opposite direction from holiness.

Spending Lent with Alexa

(RNS) — A Catholic priest should not have a woman in his bedroom at night, but the Rev. Thomas Reese confesses he has become quite dependent on this “smart lady” and is not planning to give her up.