Head of bishops’ anti-racism committee praises investigations into histories
Ahead of the U.S. bishops’ meeting in Orlando, Florida, June 14-16, Bishop Joseph N. Perry said that new investigations by church institutions into their involvement with slavery and Indian boarding schools are “very healthy” and aid a collective examination of conscience.
Editorial: Not Your Average Synod
The synod process thus far has lain bare many things that Catholics feel need to be addressed. And we have found our voices.
Hail Mary, Full of Grace
Mary is the ultimate illumination of a woman filled with Christ’s presence, of a woman lit up from within by grace.
Baltimore Archdiocese forms commission to investigate church connection to slavery
In recent years, a growing awareness of injustice and calls for reform have led to a racial reckoning, with businesses, corporations, nonprofit organizations and institutions across the country reassessing their own complicity with racism in its various forms.
Has the Time Come for Women Deacons?
“Don’t quit,” a Vatican official once told Phyllis Zagano. She took his advice and continues to advocate for ordaining women as deacons in the Catholic Church.
Pope to hear confessions, eat lunch with young people, at World Youth Day
Pope Francis will have nine events with young people, including hearing their confessions and eating lunch with them, during his Aug. 2-6 trip to Portugal.