Links for 05/05/15

by Michael Sean Winters

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In last Sunday's Outlook section, Rachel Held Evans argues that millennials are not looking for flashy, high-tech worship services: They want substance, especially ancient substance. A thoughtful piece and an encouraging one, although I quibble with the premise. Why would anyone ask someone under 30 what they want?  

I do not support same sex marriage. But I chuckled at this chart that takes on the fundamentalist arguments against it. 

In Chicago, Archbishop Blase Cupich has created a new position - chief operating officer - and has named a laywoman, Betsy Bohlen, to the post. At this moment in the history of our Church in the U.S., the three largest ministries in the Church - Catholic Charities USA, Catholic Health Association & Catholic Relief Services - are all led by women. Now, the chief operating officer of the most complex archdiocese in the country is a woman. Many dioceses have women serving as chancellors and superintendents of schools. Progress.  

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