“My initial reaction was one of disbelief. I'm having a hard time understanding why the presence of girls on the altar is
“It’s wonderful that women are being given those kinds of opportunities to serve in those very large churches, but it’s a
WASHINGTON (RNS) On July 29, 1974, in Philadelphia, 11 women broke rank and were ordained as the first female priests in
Kate Kelly joins HuffPost Live to talk about why she's determined to remain a member of the Mormon Church.
Judy Dushku joins Caroline to express her opinion that the Church shouldn't be able to dictate its attitudes towards marriage.
Robertson said to the Huffington Post that she's used to hateful comments as a woman in ministry. However, she said, "My
Even if true, and the Pope were actually trying to make significant change, you don't get an "E" for effort in real life. Time's award is meant to note significant impact, not good intent. But worse, the Pope has not actually shown good intent, only good media skill.
In the U.S., the Rev. James Keenan, a fellow Jesuit and a well-regarded moral theologian at Boston College, started a post
"Women are answering God’s call and justice is rising in the Roman Catholic Church," Bishop Mary Meehan told WJLA. And while
The key to achieving the reform so desperately needed by both Catholic and Protestant churches was right under Pope Francis' nose the moment he stepped out on the Vatican balcony. Clues can be found in a cloud of pink smoke and in the legacy of his patron saint, Francis of Assisi.