If you want to ban or seriously restrict access to abortion, it is not enough to believe deeply that abortion is wrong.
Grace on the Margins
Grace on the Margins: Frameworks that assume the over-and-doneness of struggles for justice cannot account for UVA or Ferguson, Steubenville or Eric Garner.
Grace on the Margins: To understand the pope's attitudes on marriage and family, review what he’s said about women not gay Catholics.
Grace on the Margins: Under what conditions is suffering redemptive? How do you know you're right?
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: 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.