Roman Catholic Church

Roman Catholic Church

Fig. 1. Catholic temple, El Señor de Tila, Balancan, Tabasco, Mexico. Photograph by Carlos Valenzuela, August 29, 2020, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Bill Chappell, “The Vatican repudiates ‘Doctrine of Discovery,’ which was used to justify colonialism,” National Public Radio, March 30, 2023,

Anthony Faiola, Stefano Pitrelli, and Victoria Bisset, “Pope Francis criticizes ‘reactionary’ conservatives in U.S. Catholic Church,” Washington Post, August 29, 2023,

Paul Elie, “The Pope’s Coming Vatican Showdown with American Conservatives,” New Yorker, September 18, 2023,

Ruth Graham and Jason Horowitz, “Texas Bishop Loudly Critical of the Pope Is Removed,” New York Times, November 11, 2023,

Philip Pullella, “In very rare move, Pope dismisses conservative US bishop Strickland,” Reuters, November 12, 2023,

Ben Munster, “Pope Francis has lost control of his liberal revolution,” Politico, June 24, 2024,

Anthony Faiola and Stefano Pitrelli, “Vatican excommunicates Archbishop Viganò for refusing to recognize Pope Francis,” Washington Post, July 5, 2024,