- Stephan Faris is a magazine journalist, an Associate Editor at Project Syndicate, and a founding member of Deca, a global collective of journalists producing longform non-fiction.
His stories have appeared on the covers of The Atlantic, Bloomberg Businessweek, Fortune Magazine, and Time Magazine, and in Foreign Policy, The New York Times Magazine, and The New Yorker.
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Category Archives: The Vatican
Time has just published my piece about the Italian government’s effort to clarify the Catholic Church’s tax status. Much of the coverage of a controversial new law winding its way through the Italian Parliament has portrayed the measure as a … Continue reading
Time has just published my story on the Vatican’s moves into contemporary art. It wasn’t the type of gift you would normally think of for an 84-year-old Pope best known for conservative theology and critiques of secular culture. And indeed, … Continue reading
Time has published my story on the Vatican’s non-response to the Kansas City sex scandal: The news that an American bishop had been charged with failing to report child abuse should have been colossal news in the Vatican. But the … Continue reading
My story on the Vatican’s latest efforts to fight child abuse is up at Time. When the Vatican issued a letter on Monday ordering bishops across the world to draw up tough guidelines for dealing with priests who rape or … Continue reading
I was up early enough Sunday morning to meet the Saturday night crowds going home on my way to cover the beatification of John Paul II for Time. Even before the sun had risen, the crowd attending the beatification of … Continue reading
Time has just published my piece on how victims of sexual abuse are criticizing the beatification of John Paul II. When hundreds of thousands of Catholics gather in Rome Sunday for the beatification of Pope John Paul II, not everyone … Continue reading
The Atlantic has just published my piece on Pope Benedict’s plans to green the Vatican. To say I was standing in the shadow of St. Peter’s would be to some extent getting things backward. To be sure, from my vantage … Continue reading
My piece on Pope Benedict’s statement that Jews are not responsible for the death of Christ has just been published by Time. When Pope Benedict XVI writes that the Jews were not responsible for the death of Jesus, what’s important … Continue reading
Time has just published my piece on the Pope’s comments about AIDS and condoms. Almost a week after news emerged that the Pope had told an interviewer that there are some situations when using a condom could be morally justified … Continue reading
My piece on the banking scandal at the Vatican has been published by Time. When news first broke on Tuesday that Italian prosecutors were investigating the Vatican Bank for violations of anti-money-laundering regulations, the story seemed to be that the … Continue reading