NCR Today: St. Petersburg, Fla., Bishop Robert Lynch said the Catholic church must teach and stand for its belief that all are made in God's image.
NCR Today: A letter from Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich expressed solidarity with the Catholic gay and lesbian community in that city, following the mass shooting in Orlando.
NCR Today: Data-driven and connected, a new app is being used by 150 parishes so far that offers daily prayer reminders, calendar connections, volunteer sign-ups and more.
NCR Today: Orlando murders leave us reeling; Scheduled pan-Orthodox council is in jeopardy; News from 2016 CTSA meeting
NCR Today: Pope Francis "joins the families of the victims and all of the injured in prayer and in compassion," the Vatican said in a statement June 12.
CTSA 2016: Orlando Espin is the founder of the Center for the Study of Latino/a Catholicism and founder of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the United States.
San Juan, Puerto Rico -- During coffee breaks and in between sessions at the annual Catholic Theological Society of America conference, sales are brisk at the dozen publishing houses in the conference exhibit area.
CTSA 2016: Catholic Theological Society of America elected officers and board members June 10 at its annual conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Summary: The Latvian Lutheran Church has gone back on its 40-year-old decision by officially ruling that women cannot be ordained priests.
The July 22 memorial observance of St. Mary Magdalene has elevated to a major feast in the liturgical calendar, Vatican Radio announced June 10.