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Ten Years Later: Sister Jeannine and Her Documentary Keep Marching On

It’s hard to believe that it has been over ten years since In Good Conscience:  Sister Jeannine Gramick’s Journey of Faith, a documentary chronicling the life and ministry of New Ways Ministry’s co-founder, was released and met with applause, ovations, and awards at film festivals around the world.   698 more words


SYNOD: Great Expectations Loom for Upcoming Marriage and Family Meeting

Over the next few weeks, Bondings 2.0 will be preparing a number of posts related to the upcoming extraordinary Synod on Marriage and the Family, to be held at the Vatican, October 5-19, 2014.   1,361 more words


Commonweal, Catholicism, and Same-Sex Marriage, Part 2

Yesterday, we introduced this two-part series on Commonweal magazine’s continued conversation about Joseph Bottum’s 2013 essay entitled“The Things We Share:A Catholic’s Case for Same-Sex Marriage.” 757 more words


Commonweal, Catholicism, and Same-Sex Marriage, Part 1

Last August, Commonweal magazine published an intriguing article entitled  “The Things We Share:  A Catholic’s Case for Same-Sex Marriage.”  What made it most intriguing was that it was written by Joseph Bottum, a religious and political conservative, who is the former editor of  879 more words


"Mansplaining": Vatican Style

Have you heard about Mansplaining? Well the Vatican certainly has its own spin on it. Not only do they explain everything to us, in their own terms and only in their own terms, they won’t even listen to us as Patricia Miller ‘explains’ in… 345 more words


The Evolution of Consciousness, of Conscience, of Self Awareness, and the Making of Honest Nuns

I’ve been targeting the LCWR for good reason, but not with hate…  I think some important distinctions need to be made regarding my own attitude toward the LCWR.  1,377 more words

Sisters Of Mercy

Why Bishops' Religious Liberty Arguments on ENDA Fail

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which would provide federal job protections for LGBT employees, passed a major hurdle this week when the U.S. Senate voted 64-32 to pass it… 723 more words