Grace on the Margins: The conference orbited around Passionist Fr. Thomas Berry, whose work on the universe story and the environmental crisis has deeply influenced generations.
Grace on the Margins
Grace on the Margins: Can the hierarchy reach a point where they no longer see themselves as parents and the laity as children?
Grace on the Margins: Why don't most justice-oriented Catholics in the United States get upset about the church's ban on contraception anymore? The problem, I believe, is privilege.
Grace on the Margins: "As we gain wisdom ... our hope can be that we -- the whole church -- will find healing words that will both strengthen marriages."
Grace on the Margins: Church leaders are convinced they know the truth about the realities of LGBT people; LGBT people can only claim to have an opinion.
Grace on the Margins: With both Francis and his doctrinal watchdog joking about misogyny, it's unlikely that any substantive treatment of issues related to women is on the horizon.
Grace on the Margins: Franciscan Sr. Ilia Delio longs for you to see what she sees: the interconnectedness of humans, God, and the universe.
Grace on the Margins: Regular beachgoers know the gifts the sea offers. But it's important to remember that the ocean also provides us with the gift of life.
Grace on the Margins: W. Bradford Wilcox wrote that one way to end violence against women is for women to stop sleeping around and get married.
Grace on the Margins: How can women achieve true empowerment when their religious leaders declare that it is God's plan that women are not entitled to equal spiritual authority?