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Final report on US Nuns affirmative and realistic

Final report on US Nuns affirmative and realistic – The full text of the report of the Apostolic visitation

Destroy hatred, not enemies, to bring peace

Destroy hatred, not enemies, to bring peace – Peace does not come from wiping out enemies, it comes from destroying all hatred with prayer, dialogue and friendship, including in the church and within the Roman Curia, said Father Raniero Cantalamessa the preacher of the papal household.

Presuppositions – what are our presuppotions?

Presuppositions – what are our presuppotions? There has already been much ink spilled about the World Synod of the Family … and more will be spilled in the run up to the 2015 installment. My concern is that so much of the writing is rooted in presuppositions which are never dealt with consciously. Too often presuppositions are a form of “poisoning wells” or ideological “spin”.

Why is it that other people “resist”?

Why is it that other people "resist"? There has been a lot of talk about resistance to changes in the church and in society. But as I read the blogs and the tweets I am struck by the fact that many seem to assume that it is "the other" who is resisting. Whether it is...
Pope suffers family tragedy

Pope suffers family tragedy

From The Australian....THREE relatives of Pope Francis, two great- nephews and their mother, have been killed in a car accident in Argentina, the Vatican confirmed last night. The dead included a baby of eight months and a two-year-old toddler. Their father, the...

Pope minces no words

Pope minces no words

Francis minces no words in Korea whether in prepared texts of off the cuff comments... To  religious communities he said ... “The hypocrisy of those consecrated men and women who profess vows of poverty, yet live like the rich, wounds the souls of the faithful and...

New leadership for LCWR

New leadership for LCWR - The nation’s largest group of religious sisters welcomed a new leader and said goodbye to another Friday. The NCR writes the following....The Leadership Conference of Women Religious held its transfer of leadership Friday afternoon,...

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