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What's sad for me is that in this day and age, we have to look to the entertainment industry for moral guidance. They are filling a huge vacuum created by the deafening silence from the leaders of my church, and from other faith leaders.
He says he's for feminism, provided it doesn't "demand uniformity" or "negate motherhood," whatever that means. But in the
The pontiff has pledged zero tolerance for those who abuse children.
Don't get me wrong. I am very fond of Pope Francis -- his warmth and sunniness, and his dedication to serving the poor. But it is becoming wearying when the Pope, after three years in office, edifies the faithful through off-the-cuff remarks that the media scramble to decipher.
It's the book that has tongues wagging. Sidechickology is the salacious story of two ministers and their steamy drama-filled affairs that some say are based on true events. The real question on everyone's mind is: Who is the author, Body of Work who co-wrote this scandalous book with Allison Hobbs?
Bishop Michael Curry is the first African-American to lead the denomination.
The Turkish government's overreaction and the Pope's refusal to apologize for his remarks made international headlines on TV networks, websites and newspapers around the world.
I, Bishop Francis Patrick Kenrick, was blessed with a fine clerical career. In my hometown of Dublin, I was selected, at age 18, to study in Rome. In Rome I spent many summers reading on the Spanish Steps and praying in St. Peter's.
(Editing by Sonya Hepinstall) "Such a marriage also has a spiritual dimension because it is based on the personal belief
The vote was a boost for Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby who became head of the 80 million-member Anglican church in
Today's Catholic episcopate seems increasingly marred by a bitter-end spirit of strife and faction. Where's the humble recognition that the political squabbles of this world should not rend asunder the Church of Christ?
The Vatican orthodoxy watch dog group known as the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith announced in April its intention
If you came to earth from another planet right now as the proverbial "visitor from Mars" and tried to figure out what most religions all seem agree on and care about most you'd conclude that it was about keeping women down and bashing gays. Call this the "ecumenism of oppression."
If the Bishops insist there's no firewall great enough to protect them from our contraceptive activities, then they also must admit there's no firewall great enough to protect us from their religious activities.
It is time for the bishops to own up to the obvious reality that denying services to a class of individuals is, in fact, discrimination.
Leadership may be found in any profession or vocation within the Church, including teachers, scholars, writers, pastoral ministers, chaplains, whether they are celibate or married, men or women.