Summary: The Latvian Lutheran Church has gone back on its 40-year-old decision by officially ruling that women cannot be ordained priests.
The July 22 memorial observance of St. Mary Magdalene has elevated to a major feast in the liturgical calendar, Vatican Radio announced June 10.
CTSA 2016: Feminist theologian Elizabeth Johnson challenged fellow theologians "to do something," echoing the words of the namesake of the award she received June 9.
NCR Today: "Visualizing Life: Social Justice in Real Time" was exhibited in the art gallery of the Urban League this spring.
NCR Today: On Tuesday evening, I invited some neighbors to my house to celebrate an historic event for women in the United States.
CTSA 2016: Catholic Theological Society of America's annual conference started June 9 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The conference theme's seems to fit the island’s economic woes.
NCR Today: Vatican goes for internal, not external audit; Are you looking forward to the general election? CTSA opens annual confab.
The Vatican has backed off its plan to have an international firm conduct a full external financial audit, choosing instead to have that firm play an assisting role in an internal audit.
The Field Hospital: Co-op network blend Catholic Worker principles, organic food movement; Crash kills five bicyclists, including two Mich. parishioners
NCR Today: Keeping up with politics is difficult when your 16-month-old granddaughter is with you, even on vacation in Austria.