"For the pope, the Jewish Christ may be enough to make the point about the failure of the church, and this might well speak to him."
The University of Notre Dame must provide free coverage of contraceptives as required by the federal health care law despite its moral objections to doing so, said a panel of the 7th U.S Circuit Court of Appeals in a late Friday ruling that denied the university an injunction against enforcement of the mandate.
Philosopher and theologian Dick Westley was considered a giant in the Chicago Catholic community. He died Feb. 9 at the age of 85.
CHICAGO -- If the founders of Mary’s Pence thought women’s gifts would be more valued by the Catholic church a quarter century later, the Vatican’s recent ordering of the reform of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) was hardly evidence of such improvement.