The Field Hospital: Scholars, pastors and lay workers from Italy attended a June seminar sponsored by Villanova University's Center for Church Management and Business Ethics.
Simply Spirit: As the church seeks creative ways to serve local communities, ministerial equality should be high on the agenda, right alongside access to the Eucharist.
The Field Hospital: Connecticut has 10 percent decline in those who identify as Catholic; Man arrested for allegedly threatening Knoxville bishop, parishes; Ind. parish celebrates 175 years
Violence stems from a breakdown in communication, Fr. Bob Stiefvater told more than 450 people gathered at All Saints Church in Milwaukee for a Mass of peace Aug. 18.
The Peace Pulpit: "Peace will happen and it is the gift of God as we enter into the work of Jesus to bring about change, to transform our world."
The Field Hospital: The Cathedral of St. Peter in Belleville, Ill., was able to develop a small community next door in an environmentally friendly way.
The Field Hospital: New York parish employs sheep as "organic law mowers"; Church vandalized in Bowling Green, Mo.; San Francisco parishes compare notes on going green
Eco Catholic: The sheep -- Faith, Hope and Charity -- are the latest organic lawn mowers at the Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in Lower Manhattan.
Eco Catholic: The governor has declared a state of emergency after a tropical storm delivered nearly 2 feet of rain.
Faith and Justice: Deacons do good work for the church, but the truth is that a layperson can do everything that a deacon can do.