Defying hierarchical ban, Iowa community invites excommunicated speakers to its 40th anniversary, but others ask: What would Dorothy Day do?
Jesuit Fr. William Brennan spent the last two years of his life under restricted ministry because of participating in a eucharistic liturgy with a Roman Catholic woman priest.
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has removed Franciscan Fr. Jerry Zawada's public priestly faculties for "a life of prayer and penance."
Eight nuclear protesters found guilty of trespassing onto the Kansas City Plant were given an unusual sentence Dec. 13 (see story here). Instead of jail or community service, Presiding Judge Ardie Bland sentenced the defendants with homework. They were required to write one-page, single-spaced answers to six questions Bland posed on the spot.