Democrats made a number of mistakes in their campaign and voters appropriately punished them for their failures. But what will Republicans do with their victory?
I missed this story in Morning Briefing, but thought NCR readers would like to see it.
The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis this weekend announced 20 percent in spending cuts, which is about $5 million worth of reductions in jobs and programs.
"Even without including unanticipated legal and other outside professional fees, our current operational budget is unsustainable," says the archdiocese's vicar general.
NCR Today: Call to Action meets in Memphis; Cardinal Burke is gone; US bishops open fall meeting; Ministering above the Arctic Circle.
We will wake up to the realization we, the US voters, we, the citizens, no longer have the ability to shape our governing bodies through elections.
Progressive Catholics came together in a safe space to discuss their care for the church and how they hope it will change.
Memphis, Tenn. -- Discussion at the 2014 Call to Action convention includes forming alliances for reform between priests and the laity; what such alliances look like and how they work.
Nearly seven months after the Sewol ferry capsized and sank off the Korean peninsula killing more than 300 passengers, South Korea's parliament passed a bill Nov. 8 to set up an inquiry into the disaster, seeming to accede to a central demand of grieving victims’ families.
The bill calls for the appointment of an independent counsel and a 17-member panel to conduct an 18-month inquiry to bring charges against those responsible for the disaster. The panel will include three members drawn from the families of victims.
Memphis, Tenn. -- The Call To Action National Conference 2014 begins with members challenged to "set a bar" for all Catholics across the country.
On this week's "Interfaith Voices," I interviewed two Jesuits (one brother, one priest) who work at the Vatican's Observatory: Br. Guy Consolmagno (who has won the Carl Sagan Medal for outstanding communication by a planetary scientist with the general public) and Fr. Paul Mueller, a physicist.
This week, I was on a panel about solitary confinement at the "Architecture for Social Justice" national conference. The conference was for Academy of Architecture for Justice, the subgroup of the American Institute of Architects that designs courthouses, jails, prisons, police headquarters, etc.