Opinion: Young Catholics are increasingly turned off by the attitudes of some American bishops, including the opposition to civil gay marriage and refusal to consider female priests.
We say: People of nontraditional sexual orientation no longer engage in self-sequester. That age has passed, and it has little to do with willful disregard for church teaching.
Advocates for marriage between one man and one woman presented their view as an oppressed minority Thursday at the second annual March for Marriage.
Thousands, including Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, will gather today for the now-annual national demonstration in favor of marriage between one man and one woman.
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone said support for traditional man-woman marriage is not "anti-LGBT ... anti-anyone or anti-anything."
San Francisco public officials and many religious leaders are angry -- very angry -- at the plans announced by Catholic Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone. He is listed as a speaker at the June 19 March for Marriage in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) and the Family Research Council, two groups that have taken some of the most hostile stances against same-sex marriage and LGBT people generally.
During the first day of their summer assembly, the U.S. bishops focused on issues of religious liberty, same-sex marriage, and participation in the U.S. political sphere.
NCR Today: This week's USCCB meeting could be a turning point for the U.S. bishops, but will they sail with the Francis wind or will they buck the waves of change?
Viewpoint: The UN interrogation of the Vatican about priestly child abuse is long overdue, but it remains to be seen how effective Pope Francis' child abuse commission will be.
Sulpician Fr. Gladstone H. "Bud" Stevens will become president and rector of St. Patrick's Seminary and University in June.