The Field Hospital: William Donohue responds to Philadelphia mayor's critique of Archbishop Chaput; Stewardship prayer emphasizes lay and clerical alike; Kansas City prays for healing from sex abuse
The Vatican and Sunni Islam's leading institution of higher learning have begun looking for ways to restart formal dialogue.
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The Peace Pulpit: "It's not an easy task to be a disciple of Jesus ... but we have accepted that task."
Pope Francis appointed Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich to the Vatican Congregation for Bishops, the office that proposes bishop candidates.
Redemptorist Fr. Gerry Moloney told NCR "something is rotten in the state of the CDF, and while the current people and processes remain in place, nothing will change."
The Field Hospital: A growing number of businesses and nonprofits are providing church leaders with modern outreach and organizational tools to improve their parishes.