Is The Pope Catholic?

Bay Area liberals who love Pope Francis and loathe their right-wing archbishop don't understand either man, or the Catholic Church, or the battle for the soul of their city.

Pope Francis: Eco-Warrior

In his recent encyclical, ''Laudato Si', Pope Francis took aim at human attitudes toward Earth, urging us to become better caretakers of the planet.

Is the Pope a Socialist?

Pope Francis has thrilled billions with his humility, and his mission to embrace the poor. It's been great PR for the Church, but will the Vatican clergy (and Rush Limbaugh) allow him to carry out his radical plan?