Book review: In Making All Things New: Catholicity, Cosmology, Consciousness, Franciscan Sr. Ilia Delio offers up both Pope Francis and the U.S. Leadership Conference of Women Religious as models of catholicity in our times.
"Pride goeth before a fall" is a Bible verse I learned before I fully understood it. Now I understand and can add to it. "Pride goeth before, and sometimes after, a fall."
Reader's Retrospective: Increasingly "interested in renewal in Catholicism," theologian Rosemary Radford Ruetherbegan reading NCR "because it was an expression of that renewal and self-criticism."
Martha Hennessy, an anti-war activist and granddaughter of Dorothy Day, challenged bishops at the USCCB fall meeting to condemn what she believed was the inevitability of deeper war with Syria.
Updated: "Feelings of anxiety and pessimism are notable among white Americans, but are especially pronounced among white evangelical Protestants and members of the Tea Party."
Reader's Retrospective: When NCR first arrived on the scene in 1965, Chuck and Ede Radloff and their four young children were living in Menomonee Falls, Wis.
Video and Text: Maria Pilar Aquino of the University of San Diego told an NCR audience about global forces working to transform the world.
More than 1,000 inactive and active Mormons on Saturday to protest the LDS Church’s recent policy decisions involving same-sex couples and their children.
Faith and Justice: A draft of the bishops' conference's strategic priorities for 2017-2020 was approved, but some questioned whether those priorities are consistent with those of Francis.
"The end is near!"
One of my favorite cartoons about the end of the world shows the bearded ascetic with his warning sign, which says something like: "The end is not coming. You have to learn to cope with it along with the rest of us!"