(RNS) The appointment of Bishop Blase Cupich, a prelate closely identified with the Catholic Church’s progressive wing, to succeed Cardinal Francis George could upend decades of conservative dominance of the American hierarchy.
Though we see not your glory, you see ours – borrowed – given as it is. Ha. You think more highly of us than we of you.
In a series of brief meditations, Toledo author and psychotherapist Kevin Anderson finds extraordinary wisdom hidden in the ordinary happenings of “Noble Nature” — in rocks and trees, shooting stars and seashores, blizzards and bees, and in a wide assortment of other natural amazements.
Academic freedom, considered a vital protection for faculty and students in our country and our culture, doesn’t necessarily apply in seminaries and religious institutions.
One of the longest marches in the history of the United States, the Great March for Climate Action, will wind its way into Toledo on Friday, Sept. 26. The Toledo faith community and a coalition of Toledo activist groups will welcome the marchers at the Collingwood Community Garden at 4 p.m.
(RNS) For congregations that haven’t thought about who will succeed their current pastor, the authors of the new book “Next: Pastoral Succession That Works” have words of warning: Be prepared.
(RNS) Praise bands aren’t the only forces making church choir directors sing the blues.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Boko Haram, which church leaders and analysts view as an African variation of the Islamic State, is taking over churches in northeastern Nigeria, beheading men and forcing Christian women to convert to Islam.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “He said first it was your turn and now it is our turn. In other words, first Jews suffered savage attacks that were met with the world’s silence and now it is Christians who are being annihilated and the world is silent.”
I have nothing against being “popular,” I just don’t like the cost that usually seems to come with it — a person’s principles.