Anthony M. Stevens-Arroyo
Director, Research Center for Religion in Society and Culture

Anthony M. Stevens-Arroyo is Professor Emeritus of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies at Brooklyn College and Distinguished Scholar of the City University of New York.

Latest by Anthony M. Stevens-Arroyo

The remarkable power of the charisma pope

The remarkable power of the charisma pope

Pope Francis’s call to moral leadership has been heard by a world that has fallen in love with his charisma.

For Pope Francis, a revolution of words

For Pope Francis, a revolution of words

Can Francis's fresh take really change the trajectory of the church?

A Catholic case for same-sex marriage

A Catholic case for same-sex marriage

Catholics widely support gay marriage but their bishops reject it. Are the leaders of the church missing something?

The Catholic Health Association v. the bishops v. Obama

The Catholic Health Association v. the bishops v. Obama

I do not know what is in the minds and hearts of the bishops, but these contradictions open them up for criticism aimed not at their defense of doctrine but at their partisan political tactics.