BlogDear Vatican, We Won't Stop.

Synod final document contains many reasons for hope.

BlogDelivering the Goods

"In the end, this church will open to women’s full and equal participation. We are all doing our part to make that a reality."

BlogCardinal Tagle wears his humble heart on his sleeve

"I love this church everyday, but some days I am in love…"

BlogThe talk: and the importance of dialogue

Deb Rose-Milavec recounts her one-on-one conversation with Bishop Everard Johannes de Jong of the Netherlands and lifts up a few hopeful voices

BlogTough Questions

Cardinal Blase Cupich and others respond to questions regarding clergy sex abuse, LGBT Catholics

BlogFighting Back Against Hate with Love, Listening, and Accompaniment

Auditors Yadira Vieyara and Sebastian Duhau cut through with messages of listening, love, and accompaniment

BlogBrother Alois as a Model for a Renewed Church

His radiant love filled the room — a love that can only come from knowing and deeply trusting God and the God within each person he meets.

BlogWho Drives the Pope Mobile Anyway?

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

BlogWhy Aren't Women Religious Superiors Voting alongside their Brothers?

When asked about women at the Synod, one panelist's "joke" sucks the air out of the room

BlogApplying Pressure

Deb Rose-Milavec continues to question Synod participants about women in the Church

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.

BlogSunday Mass at Caravita: A Homily that Heals

I left Caravita a little lighter and with a renewed sense that the Church can be a place of healing and wholeness

BlogYoung Catholics Are Speaking Up. But will Bishops Listen?

It is clear that if they seek a more vibrant church, they have no other real choices.

BlogSuperimposing Images

Even if the optics at the press briefings are superimposed to make the synod look more legitimate, what matters is who decides and what is decided.

BlogThe Prelates Come Marching In

Women must claim their full and equal place in this Church

BlogWe Can't Keep Quiet

Catholic Women Speak Network launches Visions and Vocations ahead of Synod.

BlogDeb Rose-Milavec Arrives in Rome to Cover Synod

FutureChurch brings its unique perspective to reporting on the Synod