Articles by Mercedes Lewis

Pope Francis eases burden of divorced Catholics

  After a long Synod on the Family held in October 2015, Pope Francis revealed his anticipated document on the family, “Amoris Laetita,” on Friday, April 8. The 256 page document did not make any changes in the law of the Catholic Church but Pope Francis, suggested the Church to open its arms and lessen…

Obama goes to Saudi Arabia, meets with officials

    President Barack Obama traveled to Saudi Arabia to hold a meeting with King Salman Riyadh on Wednesday, April 20. With the growing tension between the United States and Saudi Arabia, this trip was timely. This tension stems from Saudi opposition to American outreach to Iran and the correspondence with Syria.   Obama was…