Bishop James Johnston of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Missouri, prohibited Schutte from appearing in a Catholic parish, because, he said, the composer didn't have "a letter of suitability" from his home diocese.
Advocates for victims of sexual abuse by clergy have welcomed the Vatican's sending a delegate to Chile to look into claims of a cover-up there, but they also wonder why it took the pope so long to make the move.
NCR Today: A reader told us our editorial on the 2001 Authorization for use of Military Force was emblematic of many editorials we write that go beyond Catholic Church issues: naïve.
Some conservatives miffed. President Trump won't revoke an Obama executive order prohibiting workplace discrimination based on "sexual orientation" and "gender identity."