Matthew Fox says Pope Francis is fighting against the fascist Catholic order Opus Dei and has demoted an American right-wing cardinal
Pace University’s Chris Williams and IPS’ Janet Redman say UN commitments have not made substantial difference because the elite refuse to address fossil fuels
TRNN’s Jessica Desvarieux speaks with author Patricia Miller on how Pope Francis’ pro-life position on abolishing the death penalty expels conservatives’ use of abortion as a trump card over social justice issues
Paul Jay talks to Medea Benjamin and Vijay Prashad who say the Pope is a powerful voice of the South
Pace University’s Chris Williams and IPS’ Janet Redman discuss the Vatican’s contradictory policy in light of the Pope’s call to fight climate change
Pope Francis restrained his critique of finance and demand for urgent action on climate change, as he called for an end to capital punishment, more open immigration and concern for the environment
Feminist theologian Mary E. Hunt discusses whether the hype around the Pope’s visit deserves the unbridled enthusiasm of the media and progressive community.
With the Pope issuing an encyclical to address the climate change crisis, Janet Redman and Blase Bonpane weigh in on this defining moment for the Catholic Church
Interfaith Power & Light Founder Rev. Sally Bingham and GreenFaith Coordinator Jeff Korgen discuss specific policies that the Vatican can adopt to support renewable energy
IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis discusses the Pope’s visit to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories
Jorge Mario Bergoglio known for his opposition to progressive governments and clerics, is accused of silence, cooperation with Argentinean dictatorship
Matthew Fox (former Catholic priest) discusses the Vatican’s work with the CIA and it’s alliance with far right political forces and Pope Francis’ opposition to liberation theology in Latin America.