Thursday, January 18, 2018

Most American Catholic Women Want The Church To Have Female Deacons, Poll Finds

Most American Catholic Women Want The Church To Have Female Deacons, Poll Finds

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Father James Martin: Why we should welcome people from countries Trump just insulted


America
By James Martin, SJ

The president asked an important question yesterday. Unfortunately, since it included a vulgarity we’re going to have to silence that word, but I’m sure you know it by now: “Why are we having all these people from sh#*hole countries come here?” To put it politely, why should the United States welcome people from poor or war-torn countries? Here are five reasons, at least for Christians.

Lincoln bishop offers way to lift excommunication of Call to Action members



Take winter as a time to slow down, find your soul


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Take winter as a time to slow down, find your soul

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'I'll Never Tell' is a candid memoir of a media priest

'I'll Never Tell' is a candid memoir of a media priest

Pope to youth: Maturity doesn't mean accepting injustice, corruption

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Pope to youth: Maturity doesn't mean accepting injustice, corruption

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Proud to be Catholic? A groundbreaking America survey asks women about their lives in the church

Proud to be Catholic? A groundbreaking America survey asks women about their lives in the church

America

By Mark M. Gray


Catholic women may be part of a Democratic voting wave in 2018. They are ready to welcome women deacons. Many feel their parishes are inclusive of women and welcome divorced and remarried Catholics and non-heterosexual Catholics. But they think the church could do more to welcome unmarried parents, single mothers and people who have lost their spouses. And while Catholic women who are Republicans and Democrats differ slightly on whether or not “protecting life” or “helping the poor” is most important, on most other markers of Catholic identity their differences are statistically insignificant.

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