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QUOTE TO NOTE: LCWR on Dialogue and Respecting Differences

As this morning’s post explained, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious’ (LCWR) recent meeting focused on the important topic of how to respond to the Vatican’s directive that their important decisions be overseen by the Archbishop Peter Sartain, who was appointed to this position by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF). 147 more words


Should Catholic Dioceses Lose Their Tax Exempt Status Because of Political Involvement?

A law professor at Duquesne University, a Catholic campus in Pittsburgh, is arguing that certain bishops have overstepped the boundaries of their tax exempt status and entered the world of politics in their zeal for opposing the Health and Human Services mandate on contraception and a marriage equality initiative. 1,156 more words

Marriage & Family

Look West, Young Church!

For the last several decades, the US Catholic Church has been demographically shifting from the 19th century bulwarks of New England and the upper Midwest, to the South and the West. 1,064 more words

Church And World

Visitation III

Over the past few weeks I have had an inflamed eye. Ironically, this occurred about the time a piece was written here entitled Noli Me Tangere… 2,674 more words

Roman Catholic

Visitations, Part II

On November 25, 1981, Pope John Paul II named Joseph Ratzinger Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, which he held until his election as pope. 1,349 more words

Roman Catholic