As we approach the end of 2021, here is a list of the 10 most-read articles on during the past year. 

  1. If you’re a Western Christian, your spiritual ancestry is African”  — Mike Aquilina
  1. The two ‘obvious’ papal trips Francis is hesitant to make— Inés San Martín
  1. How insomnia led me to a friendship with ‘Sleeping St. Joseph’— Elise Italiano Ureneck
  1. Just like Thanksgiving, Vatican drops hints to keep unwanted relatives away— John L. Allen Jr.
  1. Down the rabbit hole into LA’s Skid Row— Robert Brennan
  1. A Jesuit pope defies do-nothing expectations on the liturgy— John L. Allen Jr.
  1. Why is it so dangerous to be a Christian in Nigeria?— John L. Allen Jr.
  1. The untold story of an LA priest’s brush with death in Africa— Ann Rodgers
  1. Bishop Barron: Why the Church can’t stay woke — or stay quiet— Pablo Kay
  1. It’s time to start telling the truth about St. Junípero Serra— Angelus Staff