“I love the Church.” This is the answer I give when people ask me why I’m on my seventh year of school working on yet another theological degree, or when DC Uber drivers ask why I moved to the district. I was raised Catholic and attended Catholic school from kindergarten through eighth grade and Catholic… Read More In the Wake of Another Crisis, Remembering Who the Church is
Spotlight is not, at its heart, a movie about the Church. It is a movie about people doing their jobs for the sake of honesty and justice. The reporters at the Boston Globe, committed to truth and bringing that truth into the light, are doing the practical work of the Word without knowing it. The… Read More A Spotlight on Abuse: Healing the Wounds of the World through Truth, Justice, and Solidarity
Check out these recent articles from around the web: Hard questions we’re not asking Pope Francis by John Allen: “To date, the only concrete diplomatic success to which Francis can point is helping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad cling to power by opposing Western strikes. The pope had his reasons, including fear for Syria’s Christians in… Read More Around the Web
Check out these recent articles from around the web: Separation Anxiety by Anna Nussbaum Keating, America: “We spend our lives accruing honors trying to prove that we have value, when what truly makes us happy is to contribute to our communities in a meaningful way, to love and be loved.” UN report on Vatican and… Read More Around the Web
The Associated Press has breaking news on Pope Benedict XVI: A document obtained by The Associated Press shows Pope Benedict XVI defrocked nearly 400 priests over just two years for molesting children. This is a sharp increase from previous years.
Check out these recent articles from around the web: Our Populist Pope by RR Reno: “Now it’s certain. This will be a populist papacy. Denunciations of unfettered free market economics in Evangelii Gaudium—’an economy of exclusion and inequality’—attracted a great deal of attention in the secular press. But for the most part commentators ignore the… Read More Around the Web: Articles on Pope Francis
Check out these recent articles from around the web: Why Paid Family Leave Is Good for Everyone (Even People Who Don’t Use It) by Nanette Fondas: “The impact of family leave legislation, whether state or federal, is felt well beyond the direct benefit an individual worker receives. Parental leave and similar policies hold potential to… Read More Around the Web