Clericalism
Lollygagging Behind Francis, U.S. Bishop Style; The Minority Voice Grows Stronger, Rings True

There was certainly movement toward a more wholistic Francis approach in the 2019 version of the Voter's Guide, but U.S. bishops effectively excised language that would implicate them in failing to embrace his approach.

AnalysisPatriarchy to Blame in Scaraffia's Resignation from Women Church World

As the story of resignations from "Women Church World" becomes more complex, patriarchy still deserves a share of the blame

FutureChurch NewsSr. Kate Kuenstler—passionate advocate for the People of God—Presente!

Sister Kate Kuenstler, longtime canonical advocate for the rights of laity in the Church, entered into eternal life on October 28, 2019

FutureChurch NewsCleveland Catholics Join National "Time's Up" Vigils

A powerful witness, the group raised their hand in blessing over the cathedral – as a sign of the entire Church in Cleveland

BlogDay 4 in Rome: The Prodigal Who?

Annie Burns offers a new way of thinking about the Parable of the Prodigal Son

BlogDay 2 in Rome: Yes, Patriarchy is Still to Blame

As the story of resignations from "Women Church World" becomes more complex, patriarchy still deserves a share of the blame

BlogWho Drives the Pope Mobile Anyway?

Deborah Rose-Milavec reflects on the canonization of three new saints

BlogArchbishop Scicluna Fields Questions about Clergy Sex Abuse

Journalists eager to take advantage of the presence of Archbishop Scicluna, peppered him with so many questions about clergy sex abuse that Vatican conductor Greg Burke smilingly called for a new topic.

BlogCleveland Time's Up

The prayer service in Cleveland is part of a nationwide effort

FutureChurch NewsLearning the Pitfalls of Complementarity in the Catholic Church

At the November Call To Action meeting, FutureChurch’s Deborah Rose-Milavec gave a presentation on the history and effect of complementarity in the Catholic Church to several hundred CTA participants

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AnalysisThe Continued Impact of Fewer Priests

What does the shrinking number of priests mean for the future of the church?

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Book ReviewsEveryone Leads by Chris Lowney

Lowney unwraps a definition of leadership that works for his proposed solutions to critical problems besetting today’s Catholic Church

Book ReviewsSeminary Formation by Katarina Schuth, OSF

Through seven brief, detailed, and insightful chapters, Schuth takes her reader from the effects of Vatican II on the Present State of Seminaries to New Directions for the Future.

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