Young Voices: This is the rhythm of our first weeks of parenthood: the transcendent, the mundane, and the gross come and go, and intermingle without a predictable pattern.
The Synod on the Family has distinguished itself through an invitation to the faithful to tell the deliberating hierarchs what's on their minds. Many have responded in great number.
Preview: The Catholic church has much to learn from the recent encounter between LCWR and the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. A case study approach could be helpful.
NCR Today: The title of this blog is the thought I had after watching former President Jimmy Carter announce to the world that he had brain cancer.
Just Catholic: What's 'technocratic paradigm'? The technocratic approach sees a person as a mind-body machine. Francis says solely technological approaches to questions inevitably fail the human spirit.
The national association for U.S. male religious has vowed more actions than words in taking up Pope Francis' global call for protecting the planetary home, hoping their recently passed resolution will lead not only to eco-conscious changes in their own congregations, but will serve as a model for other Catholic institutions.
Preview: Pope Francis is set to arrive in Washington on Sept. 22 by plane -- the nuns are coming on a bus.
COWARDICE: A BRIEF HISTORY
By Chris Walsh
Published by Princeton University Press, $27.95
My Table Is Spread: It is surprising that the Obama administration insists that the Little Sisters of the Poor follow the government mandate to provide contraceptives and related counseling to their employees.
I was not surprised when the Philadelphia archdiocese ejected New Ways Ministry and its September workshop on transgender Catholics from St. John the Evangelist Parish.