Lucy Grindon is a former NCR Bertelsen Editorial Fellow based in Los Angeles. 

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Gender-neutral religious life satisfaction survey seeks testers among men religious

A new gender-neutral version of a life satisfaction survey, originally designed for women religious, needs responses from men religious in order to assess whether the updated survey is effective for men.

Catholic Labor Network celebrates 130th anniversary of papal encyclical on labor

Rerum Novarum, Pope Leo XIII's 1891 encyclical on capital and labor is a foundational text of modern Catholic social teaching; it could be taught more often in seminaries or catechism classes, speakers at a May 12 event said.

Catholic Campaign for Human Development turns 50

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development is marking its 50th anniversary. The bishops who founded CCHD wanted to encourage community organizing so that people could come together and make their concerns heard.

Possible brain death law changes pose ethical concerns

Some Catholic doctors and medical ethicists have raised concern about possible forthcoming changes to the legal definition of brain death used in most U.S. states.