The Vatican's working document for the synod on synodality shows positive signs that the three-year synodal process may be the beginning of a significant shift in the church. We can't help but be encouraged.
As NCR reported in a recent investigation, many parishioners in the Diocese of Knoxville, Tennessee, are feeling demoralized and unsure what power they have to effect change. They certainly deserve some answers.
With last month's announcement of a slew of plans for faith organizations' divestment from fossil fuels, the contrast that zero U.S. dioceses have divested is stark. We say: All U.S. dioceses should divest.