Cardinal Designate has Defended Indigenous People

Cardinal Designate has Defended Indigenous People

Cardinal-designate has defended indigenous people, migrants for decades by Mary Jo McConahay, NCR, September 2019 Huehuetenango, Guatemala — “May I join you?” The first words of the future cardinal, Guatemalan Bishop Álvaro Ramazzini, to the future pope,...
Decolonisation and the Pan-Amazon Synod

Decolonisation and the Pan-Amazon Synod

The decolonial and intercultural hopes of the pan-Amazon synod by Daniel P. Horan, NCR, October 2019 The Instrumentum Laboris (or “working document”) for the upcoming Pan-Amazon Synod of Bishops in Rome is bold, challenging and surprising in many ways, and...
Marie Collins Exposes Clerical Culture

Marie Collins Exposes Clerical Culture

In US tour, Marie Collins exposes clerical culture behind abuse cover-up by Tom Roberts, NCR, September 2019 Washington — The Catholic Church has reached a crossroads. Its leaders can either change, become open and accountable, or maintain the status quo:...
Francis Warns of Ideology

Francis Warns of Ideology

Francis warns of ideology ‘infiltrating’ some quarters of US Catholic Church ‘A schism is always snobbish ideology detached from doctrine,’ pope says by Joshua J. McElwee ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM MADAGASCAR — Pope Francis warned Sept. 10...
Evolution is our Most Fundamental Reality

Evolution is our Most Fundamental Reality

EVOLUTION IS OUR MOST FUNDAMENTAL REALITY by Ilia Delio, NCR, July 2019 We are living in the midst of several major crises, including the environment and the institutional church. Does academic theology play a role here as well? Well, yes....