NCR Today: As our time in Austria draws to a close, I share a few of my thoughts about a place I was surprised to learn is mostly Catholic.
Canadian Archbishop Paul-Andre Durocher told Catholic News Service Tuesday that he had used his three-minute address to the worldwide meeting of Catholic bishops in Rome to address the church's stance towards women, proposing the ordination of women as deacons.
Durocher, who is a former president of the Canadian bishops' conference and leads the archdiocese of Gatineau in Quebec, has posted the full text of his remarks at his French-language blog.
NCR Today: I kept brushing away mental flashes of what could have happened, vignettes of horror and grief that we had been spared, but still haunted me.
Opinion: While the synod pretends widespread consultation from around the world, the “membership” is all men all the time.
NCR Today: Belgium's representative to the family synod has asked that prelates be given the "space and responsibility" to respond to the pastoral needs of those in their care.
There’s a website called ranker.com that ranks games, movies, famous people, animals, probably thousands of categories. I found "Biggest Military Wastes of Money." First is the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
NCR Today: Synod stories to think about; GSR contemplation series; Homeless caught between the powers.
NCR Today: Kim Davis, the county clerk for Rowan County, Ky., is being represented by a law firm, Liberty Counsel, which has been designated as a "hate group."
Just got this note from Jim FitzGerald, executive director of the Catholic reform group Call to Action, and thought I should pass it on:
This is a perfect job for a seasoned journalist with strong editing and organization skills who wants to work with a great team.