NCR collected reactions to Pope Francis' announcement May 12 to create a commission to examine the history of female deacons in the Catholic church.
NCR Today: The leaders of San Francisco's Mercy High School informed parents May 11 that they support the continued employment of a teacher who self-identified as a transgender male.
FRACKOPOLY: THE BATTLE FOR THE FUTURE OF ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT
By Wenonah Hauter
Published by The New Press, 384 pages, $27.95
NCR Today: Bishop Michael Burbidge said he thinks a different remedy is necessary, "whether that be legislation or some other measure."
Eco Catholic: The Nigerian campaigner for the Ogoni people formed an unlikely friendship with Irish missionary Sr. Majella McCarron.
Conversations with Sr. Camille: Retreat leader and pastoral musician enjoys first administrative role that includes the ministry of hospitality.
NCR Today: Jesuit Fr. Daniel Berrigan undoubtedly played a role in moving the Catholic church to a more active witness for peace and justice.
GSR Preview: As we face climate change, we can celebrate the true spirit of Mother's Day, which is to honor and affirm strong women standing up for life.
The Field Hospital: Fr. William Treacy is still going strong -- presiding at Masses weekly, leading retreats and writing.
Just Catholic: Donald Trump has said women are after his money and his power. Rather like the arguments against ordaining women.