"We were not allowed to go into the ER when [the doctors] were working on him, but after Dr. King was pronounced dead, we were admitted to it, and the authorities gave us the time we needed to pray with him."
Simply Spirit: On her feast day, I want to reflect on something St. Mary of Magdala might find puzzling: What is the big deal about recognizing women's leadership in today's Catholic faith communities?
Georgetown's Berkley Center co-hosted a conversation on missionary dynamics in the Amazon — encounters that have 'great significance for the people involved at the front-line level, but also for the entire planet.'
Simply Spirit: The Vatican's recent instruction on parishes restates a male-celibate-priest-controlled vision that is already moribund. St. Paul reminds us of a better way of mutuality in ministry: the example of Aquila and Prisca.