NCR Today: Catholics and the Philippines elections; newspaper calls out Newark's Bishop Myers; parliamentary inquiry in Victoria, Australia.
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Is LCWR properly described simply as a “leftist group of US nuns”? Is this the impression we are to be left with after decades of its work? Is this what LCWR means to the church and wider US society?
What has caused this simplistic impression?
NCR Today: "It is beyond infuriating," the editorial states. "... He should resign immediately and apologize to the families whose children he left exposed."
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Pope Francis, in a homily today, once again called upon Catholics to go out and spread the Word of God. He encouraged believers to have a confidence that comes from trusting in the Holy Spirit.
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While a conference geared toward issues of priest leadership can tend to be male-dominated, a few women also made appearances in Reno.
One was Dominican Sr. Terry Rickard, executive director and president of RENEW International, who addressed priests Wednesday morning as part of the 45th annual conference of the National Federation of Priests’ Councils.
Her talk centered on small communities and their role in nurturing renewal and the new evangelization.
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