Distinctly Catholic: Bishop-elect O'Connell's recent highly emotional response to a question about how Pope Francis has impacted his ministry stood out to me.
Commentary: Pope Francis' call for a discussion of reestablishing women deacons in the church raises three very important questions.
Take and Read: Johann Baptist Metz oriented my work toward the dialogue between mysticism and politics, liturgy and ethics.
Take and Read: For a graduate student immediately after the Second Vatican Council, Friedrich Schleiermacher offered promising theological paths.
Catch up on recent coverage and analysis by National Catholic Reporter on women deacons and women's ordination.
Take and Read: Leonardo Boff's landmark work broadened liberation theology's gaze to include the natural environment.
NCR Today: Yesterday, my long-time friend at the Quixote Center, Dolly Pomerleau, told me about a new project at there: sending Bibles to bishops!
Fr. Hans Küng: Pope Francis "has thus responded to my request to give room to a free discussion on the dogma of infallibility."
Take and Read: Karl Rahner exemplified how one could be a believing Catholic while also having a questioning intellect.
In the footnotes of the letter submitted to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is a citation for a book by Richard R. Gaillardetz of Boston College.