Feeling the same pressures felt by many private universities, Fordham endures disputes over faculty health care, unionizing
The Leadership Conference of Women Religious is meeting this week in Orlando. Global Sisters Report will be there: Sister leaders to connect contemplation with real world at 2017 LCWR assembly
Is the Catholic Church drawing a line in the sand with the Trump administration? Is immigration and refugees the issue that will cause a split?
- Chicago to sue Trump administration over sanctuary city funding threat
- Newsweek asks, "Is the Catholic Church turning on Trump? U.S. bishops slam immigration proposals as 'discriminatory.'
- Time says President Trump's Evangelical Advisers Seek to Tamp Down Vatican Criticism
- Trump's travel ban keeps orphan kids from U.S. foster families
The Philippines has seen a recent increase in reported and publicly know cases of Catholic clergy sexually abusing minors. This raises the question: How do the Philippine Catholic bishops investigate clergy abuse? Would you believe that they use a marriage tribunal?
Lay Catholics and women religious in India have been pushing their bishops for more transparency in abuse cases. Two recent NCR stories:
- From May 1 -- Indian Catholics frustrated over clergy sex abuse cases
- From July 10 -- Secrecy over clergy abuse standards causes confusion in India
Michael Sean Winters says No litmus test on abortion: a good sign for Democrats
This is what NCR said in an editorial in April: Abortion fundamentalism overwhelms Democrats
Coadjutor bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung will become the new head of the Catholic diocese in Hong Kong after Pope Francis approved the retirement of Cardinal John Tong Hon a day after he turned 78.
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