Grace on the Margins: A Church for Our Daughters group says the Roman Catholic hierarchy's doctrine on gender and sexuality is leading to an exodus of young women from the church.
Faith & Parish
The Field Hospital: Christian women go to church less now; St. Frances X. Cabrini Church closes; it's a turning point in Quebec; trying to save a church Katharine Drexel founded.
A small c catholic: The recent General Conference shows what it might mean for how both Catholics and Protestants bring about change, specifically regarding LGBTQ matters.
In the past 25 years, Guardian Angels Church in Kansas City has seen four bishops come and go. But one person has remained constant — pastoral administrator Margaret Lima.
Preview: Three parish missions model inclusiveness with male and female voices.
The Field Hospital: Our Father's Table in South Orange County; Glenmary outreach to U.S. missions; "Homeless Jesus" sculpture installed; ecumenical communities sign declaration about traditional Latino values.
The Field Hospital: Storefront mission in Philly hopes to "to remind the people of the neighborhood that the church has not forgotten them."
Young Voices: As I share the "road" with all the members of our church, I begin to wonder just how we can continue to build God's kin-dom of love and justice.
NCR Today: The Philadelphia archbishop will coordinate "an informal working group" assigned to further the family document's reception and implementation.
Just Catholic: Pope Francis wants pastors to smell of the sheep. He rails against clericalism, and I think rightly so.