US Opinion and Commentary

“VOA will present the policies of the United States clearly and effectively, and will also present responsible discussion and opinion on these policies.” — VOA Charter

Showing Archived Posts

Pope Francis: Divorced, but Not From the Church

Posted April 8th, 2016 at 12:06 pm (UTC-5)
Comments are closed

If people thought the pope might give clear direction for divorced and civilly remarried Roman Catholics seeking communion, they will be disappointed….But what’s really striking about “Amoris Laetitia” is the pope’s recurring focus on the shortcomings of the church in speaking to millions upon millions of Catholics who are not in church itself.

Does Catholicism Need a Theology of Politics?

Posted June 18th, 2015 at 5:23 pm (UTC-5)
Comments are closed

It is frustrating to conservative Catholics under a liberal pope for the hierarchy to take sides in domestic partisan politics.