Heidi Schlumpf is NCR's national correspondent, based in Chicago. She has three decades of experience covering religion, spirituality, social justice and women's issues, and is the author/editor of three books, including Elizabeth A. Johnson: Questing for God (Liturgical Press, 2016). Schlumpf is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and has a master’s degree in theological studies from Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary at Northwestern University. She and her husband are members of St. Gertrude Parish in Chicago.

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Morning Briefing: Trump: Treason or trouble with a double negative? Spadaro and Figueroa critique "prosperity gospel." And nuns and brothers who were not born Catholic.  

Catholic #MeToo victims and advocates face backlash

A survivors' support group is contending with online attacks and, for some of its leaders, legal action. Some say this retaliation is part of the broad pushback against the Catholic #MeToo movement. 

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Reaction to U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh tended to fall along ideological lines and focus on Roe v. Wade; some commentators are raising concerns beyond the "culture war" issues. 

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