NCR Today: Theologians, bishops call for reform of doctrinal investigations; Women of Bangladesh have narrow work options; Obama's European legacy; Queen Elizabeth II at 90
Commentary: State legislatures across the country are considering a spate of bills that would blacklist companies that support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.
NCR Today: My 10-year-old granddaughter loves to help me in the kitchen. Recently we began talking about being eco-friendly.
The Field Hospital: St. James Cathedral is spiritual home to more than 5,000 individuals and enlists upwards of 1,000 volunteers in outreach ministries.
In the footnotes of the letter submitted to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is a citation for a book by Richard R. Gaillardetz of Boston College.
Nearly one hundred prominent Catholic theologians, historians and lay people from Europe and the U.S. have written to Poland’s bishops to express concerns about the prelates’ advocacy in favor of a new law that would make abortion illegal in their country under almost all circumstances.
In an open letter released Tuesday, the signers say they want to “engage in dialogue and reflection” about the possible consequences of the new law.
NCR Today: Guests enjoyed desserts from 80 different chefs at a charitable function to help the hungry.
The Field Hospital: RENEW International programs start to have impact; several parish closings and consolidations; helping families afford First Communion outfits their children need.
NCR Today: In a church environment where women ask repeatedly for more leadership roles, look for ways to make sure the coming generation feels connected to the church at all.
NCR Today: In offering such a welcome to the 12 Syrians living as refugees on Lesbos island, Pope Francis gave us another example of taking the Gospel seriously.