Movie review: I think you will taste the stars when you see "The Fault in Our Stars." It is a love story for our time.
I just received word from the Association of U.S. Catholic Priests that the final touches are being put on the group’s third annual conference which will be in St. Louis June 23-26. The association has prepared an impressive lineup of speakers and workshops.
NBC Connecticut News: A man who pleaded guilty last year to drug conspiracy charges for supplying four pounds of meth to a former Bridgeport priest was sentenced on Wednesday.
“It’ll be interesting,” a reader said to me in an email today, “to see if Peter’s Pence brings in more than in the past — that’d be a sure sign of the ‘Francis effect,’ wouldn’t it?”
Peter’s Pence is an annual, global collection of the Catholic church. The money goes directly to the pope, who uses it to “provide emergency assistance to those in need because of natural disaster, war, oppression, and disease,” according to the website of the U.S. bishops’ conference.
NCR Today: Pope ousts all-Italian finance panel; When is a priest off-duty? O'Malley on immigration.
NCR Today: The question of women priests has been decided infallibly by competent church authority. I contend that that argument is dead wrong. Even a quick review of the facts reveals its flaws.
NCR Today: Given today's job market, you would think job openings in the church would attract deluges of resumes from recent college grads. You would be wrong.
Global Sisters Report: The month-long FIFA World Cup soccer championship is right around the corner. Sisters have joined protests, concerned about poverty that encourages trafficking of workers and sexual exploitation during these world sports events.
I thought this press release might interest NCR readers:
Massive Online Open Seminar on Women Deacons June 9-July 8, 2014
Film Review: Although not an anti-war film, "Korengal" belongs in the intelligent and moving category of films that reveal the banality of war, in particular wars of choice.