Seminaries start Black Lives Matter courses

Black Lives Matter: In 2015, dozens of leaders of African-American theological schools called for their colleagues to “arise from the embers of silence and speak up and speak out ..." 

Online spirituality, available via your fingertips

The internet is increasingly becoming the go-to source for spirituality resources. Here is a small selection of resources available to young adults and the young-at-heart who are looking to expand their...

The signs of salvation

We tend to think that the trial of Jesus happened only at the end of his life, before the rulers of the people, Pilate and Herod. In reality, Jesus was on trial for the entirety of his earthly...

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Immigrants, advocates fortify resources after Trump election

Global Sisters Report: Unsure what immigration policy will look like under a Trump administration, advocates are focused on organizing into networks and coalitions, training workers, and...

Philly's St. Vincent de Paul embraces its label: 'the social justice parish'

The Field Hospital: Archdiocesan consolidation has brought a diverse ethnic mix — and attention to racial reconciliation — into the last parish standing in the Germantown neighborhood.

Politics

Let the filibuster die

Distinctly Catholic: Many Democrats think that the filibuster is the only thing standing between them and certain defeat on issues that they care about in the next four years.

Justice

Seminaries start Black Lives Matter courses

Black Lives Matter: In 2015, dozens of leaders of African-American theological schools called for their colleagues to “arise from the embers of silence and speak up and speak out ..." 

Accountability

Sharing stories of sexual abuse 'helps to heal the hurt'

Heal the hurt: At  "Circle of Healing," I discovered that I needed to hear the stories of the group's three survivors of sexual abuse. I came away with more hope for the church.

Spirituality

The signs of salvation

We tend to think that the trial of Jesus happened only at the end of his life, before the rulers of the people, Pilate and Herod. In reality, Jesus was on trial for the entirety of his earthly mission. Every...

Theology

Pope says 'Amoris Laetitia' is result of listening, discernment

Amoris Laetitia: Pope Francis told the Belgian Catholic weekly newspaper Tertio that his exhortation on the family sprang from consultations with Catholics around the world and was thoroughly...

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December 2-15, 2016

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