NCR Today: The title of this blog is the thought I had after watching former President Jimmy Carter announce to the world that he had brain cancer.
Just Catholic: What's 'technocratic paradigm'? The technocratic approach sees a person as a mind-body machine. Francis says solely technological approaches to questions inevitably fail the human spirit.
The national association for U.S. male religious has vowed more actions than words in taking up Pope Francis' global call for protecting the planetary home, hoping their recently passed resolution will lead not only to eco-conscious changes in their own congregations, but will serve as a model for other Catholic institutions.
Preview: Pope Francis is set to arrive in Washington on Sept. 22 by plane -- the nuns are coming on a bus.
COWARDICE: A BRIEF HISTORY
By Chris Walsh
Published by Princeton University Press, $27.95
My Table Is Spread: It is surprising that the Obama administration insists that the Little Sisters of the Poor follow the government mandate to provide contraceptives and related counseling to their employees.
I was not surprised when the Philadelphia archdiocese ejected New Ways Ministry and its September workshop on transgender Catholics from St. John the Evangelist Parish.
NCR Today: Fourteen families from our Equally Blessed coalition have much to bring to the table of the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia.
Many theology and science teachers at three Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Nashville will be incorporating "Laudato Si'" into their curriculum this school year.
"This saying is hard! Who can accept it?" That's the first-century public reaction to what Jesus was teaching in the Bread of Life discourse, but many women may well say the same of some of the ideas in the Letter to the Ephesians.