NCR Today: All Soul's Day; impact of immigrant church; China priests' fears over Vatican olive branch; hospice chaplain reflects on life, death
Jesuit Fr. James Martin outlined a remedy of respect and compassion in a lecture Sunday at a gathering of New Ways Ministry, in Pikesville, Md.
The Field Hospital: A look at a Park Avenue parish; reaching out to domestic abuse victims; black Catholics back sainthood causes.
A national Catholic advocacy group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues will honor Jesuit Fr. James Martin with its Bridge Building Award Oct. 30.
Analysis: The pope may have exposed church tensions over how to engage the gay community -- tensions that have intensified after the Orlando mass shooting at a gay nightclub.
NCR interviewed the editor-at-large of America about women deacons, social media and increasing participation in the church.
Camosy's Column: I have found Fr. James Martin to be an even more important voice when it is time to be quiet.
Not long ago, I went to a talk at MIT where one of the presenters, a computer science professor, offered an amusing anecdote about his 2-year-old daughter, who had begun talking more and more. He was surprised, he said, when after the conventional "Mommy" and "Daddy" and "Yes" and "No" that were his daughter's very first words, the next articulate thought that came out of her mouth was, "Skip ad!"
Readers of the popular Jesuit magazine America may have noticed that its publisher, America Press, is undergoing a rebranding.
"People are reading print publications less and less, particularly young millennials," said Jesuit Fr. Jeremy Zipple, executive editor of America Films, a significant part of the newly established cross-platform entity America Media.
Young Voices: If there is anyone on the planet who if given the opportunity would not change something about him- or herself, I would love to meet them.