NCR Today: Pope Francis warned that the search for profit margins often "takes hostage" family life and considers families themselves obstacles to better productivity.
NCR Today: U.N.'s monumental year; Philly archdiocese settles with abuse survivor; More and more Irish turn away from Catholicism; Peru cardinal tagged for plagiarism
NCR Today: Andy Schlafly is the founder of the website Conservapedia. One of the tasks of Conservapedia is rewriting or editing the Bible. Examples are included.
I was privileged to attend the annual LCWR national conference in Houston, Texas.
NCR Today: LCWR in uneasy peacetime; Loyola chancellor says it's time for married priests; Catholic church in Scotland and sex abuse; LGBT Catholic groups denied Catholic space in Philly.
The Catholic website Aleteia recently hosted a search for 60 Millennials to join their Digital Street Team that will cover Pope Francis' visit to the United States Sept. 22-27.
From accounts of the LCWR's first convention since the Vatican Inquisition formally ended, it appears that a certain kind of peace has replaced resistance. At least in the early phase of the aftermath, the message that comes across is relatively tame and resigned to fit more comfortably within Rome's expectations. Rome fatigue was to be expected, of course, and any organization can only remain on high alert and strenuous defense for so long.
NCR Today: LCWR round up; Remembering Julian Bond; Campaign to curb gun violence; Waiting for Pope Francis.
NCR Today: The 2015 Leadership Conference for Women Religious assembly is happening right now and Global Sisters Report is providing on-site coverage with news and commentary. Participate in the discussion.
Women will walk 100 miles to greet the pope in Washington, D.C. and ensure their message of dignity and justice for immigrant women is heard.