John Thavis is an author at Religion News Service.
Standing Rock activists see Pope Francis as spiritual ally
STANDING ROCK, North Dakota (RNS) The pontiff hasn’t been asked directly about the oil pipeline controversy, but his writings show where his sympathies could lie.
With Pope Francis, Catholic Church takes a new angle on the supernatural (COMMENTARY)
(RNS) When it comes to supernatural phenomena — including demons, miracles, apparitions and private revelations — Francis’ approach is far more practical than theatrical.