Reasonably Catholic: Keeping the Faith

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What He Saw at the Synod: Boston Globe’s national reporter Michael O’Loughlin brings back a full report

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Michael O’Loughlin, national reporter for, The Boston Globe‘s newly launched expanded coverage of Catholic issues,  is just back from the Vatican, where he covered the Extraordinary Synod on the family.

Michael ReynoldsLove is StrangeMichael Reynolds provides the episode’s closing thought, after seeing the new film “Love is Strange.”

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Crux: Boston Globe kicks off expanded Catholic coverage with a panel on Pope Francis

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Hosffman OspinoMargery EaganRobert ChristianThe Boston Globe launched expaanded coverage of Catholic issues — at — with a panel discussion at Boston College about Pope Francis. The panelists were Boston Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, who provided opening remarks; Harvard law professor Mary Ann Glendon, president of the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy for Social Sciences; Vatican analyst John L. Allen Jr., associate editor of Crux and The Boston Globe; Boston College theologian Hosffman Ospino, assistant professor of Hispanic ministry and religious education; Crux spirituality columnist Margery Eagan, who served as moderator; and Robert Christian, editor and blogger for “Millennial | Young Catholics, An Ancient Faith, A New Century.”

Part II of the panel discussion will air on a date to be determined.