The Common Good

Eric J. Lyman

Eric J. Lyman writes for Religion News Service.

Blog Posts by Eric J. Lyman

Posted by Eric J. Lyman 18 weeks 1 day ago
An Irish woman who was a victim of sexual abuse as a child is among eight members of a special commission appointed by Pope Francis on Saturday to start the long and arduous process of confronting...
Posted by Eric J. Lyman 19 weeks 1 day ago
The Vatican said Monday that Pope Francis will preside over a prayer vigil dedicated to victims of mob violence in Italy and their families.It’s a sensitive issue for Francis after a famed anti-mob...
Posted by Eric J. Lyman 20 weeks 4 days ago
Pope John Paul II won’t officially become a saint until a special high-profile ceremony next month at the Vatican. But the man who succeeded him says he has seen him in that light for years.“The...
Posted by Eric J. Lyman 21 weeks 18 hours ago
Il Mio Papa, a new weekly magazine that will focus entirely on Pope Francis — complete with a weekly centerfold poster of the pontiff — is scheduled to hit Italian newsstands on Wednesday.The...
Posted by Eric J. Lyman 21 weeks 5 days ago
Vatican theologians have given their approval to a miracle attributed to the intercession of Pope Paul VI, moving him a step closer to sainthood.The team of medical professionals and doctors that...