Following Pope Francis' lead, the bishop calls for a synod as 'a promising pathway' to focus on the church's daunting challenges.
Faith & Parish
The Field Hospital: Parishes urged to host proms for developmentally disabled; Archbishop Cupich supports parish in violent neighborhood; TV station investigates Camden priest's relationship with female friend
The Field Hospital: San Diego parish's Faith That Does Justice programs fill the hall; Spokane parish supports several ministries in Guatemala; Catholic layoffs and unemployment.
Works of Mercy: We've collected some of the best responses to our requests for your experiences here to share with our community during this Easter season.
The Peace Pulpit: "Listen to the Spirit, be filled with the Spirit, and live according to the way of the Spirit of Jesus."
The Field Hospital: Fr. William Treacy is still going strong -- presiding at Masses weekly, leading retreats and writing.
NCR Today: Last night's "Chicago Med" offered a bit of what I like to call "canine theology."
The Field Hospital: Billboards urging confession; Pittsburgh closures; Rochester parish counts prayer hours; fish fry tradition roots; mass mob descends again on Detroit church.
Celebration Publications: This May, preachers are invited to preach on four sets of scripture readings pertaining to the person of Jesus -- both the historical and risen Jesus.
Religious leaders gathered in prayer to mark the one-year anniversary of riots that spread through Baltimore after the death of a man injured while in police custody.