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Evangelizing young 'nones' is Bishop Robert Barron's brand: Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron will give a speech at the U.S. bishops' plenary meeting, a speech he has been preparing for much of his priesthood, "spending decades building a brand and, in the process, becoming one of the most influential and visible voices in the U.S. Catholic Church."
GSR's Dan Stockman writes: "Sisters across the United States have dealt with this issue for decades as their numbers have declined and health care has changed: As fewer sisters are involved, how do you ensure the enterprise stays true to its original mission?"
On the train to Omaha: Why individual action on climate change matters: At EarthBeat, David Poulson writes about Amtrak's carbon offset options and the hard work that Pope Francis points us to in Laudato Si'.
"If you relied on the mainstream media, you would think that the three-week synod on the Amazon last month was mainly focused on the issues of whether or not to ordain married men and to restore the female diaconate. It wasn't." From Michael Sean Winters: The Amazon synod is about the concept of social sin, not married priests.
"Being part of these Bethany evolutions has been a fruit of God's call that I never dreamed of," writes Marjolein Bruinen: Founded in prison, serving children around the world, the Dominican Sisters of Bethany called me.
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