The prevailing sentiment here in Rome affirms the need for a strong personality who will at once offer a joyful and convincing presentation of the Gospel (to Catholics and non-Catholic Christians, and more broadly to believers and non-believers) and with a will and capacity to reform the Vatican Curia.
Jonathan Morris joined Fox News Channel (FNC) as a contributor in May 2005, giving analysis and commentary on social, religious, and political issues.Read More
Before leaving the Catholic priesthood in 2019, Morris served in pastoral ministry in several city parishes within the Archdiocese of New York. He also served as a special assistant to Cardinal Timothy Dolan for media and communications, and as program director of The Catholic Channel on SiriusXM satellite radio.
Additionally, he advised in the production and promotion of the film "The Passion of the Christ."
While at FNC, Morris has reported on a variety of news stories, including the appointment of Pope Francis and the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI in 2013, the beatification of Pope John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI's historic visit to the United States in 2008, the influx of human trafficking surrounding the World Cup in Germany in 2006 and the 2005 riots in Paris, France. He also secured exclusive interviews with former first lady Laura Bush and the Grand Imam of Paris, France.
A theologian and author, Morris studied business administration at Franciscan University where he earned degrees in classical humanities, theology and philosophy. He also holds a licentiate degree in moral theology from Regina Apostolorum Pontifical University in Rome, Italy. He is an author of four books including his most recent, the New York Times best-seller "The Way of Serenity." Morris resides in New York City and is fluent in Spanish and Italian.