Pope Francis orders German cardinal whose handling of abuse created a ‘crisis of trust’ to take a sabbatical

Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki of Cologne will take a “spiritual sabbatical” after a Vatican investigation found he did nothing illegal in his handling of clerical sex abuse allegations, but he did contribute to a “crisis of trust” in his archdiocese.

Synods and plenary councils are happening around the world. Their goal? Conversion.

In many countries, hundreds or thousands of cases of clerical sexual abuse have made the need for conversion in the church painfully obvious.
The real promise of “digital discipleship” should not prevent Christians from engaging in honest conversations about the harms of technology, especially to children.
Lucy KidwellSeptember 21, 2021

August 2, 2021

Mandolinist and singer-songwriter Chris Thile writes psalms for those who struggle to believe — or belong

In “Laysongs,” mandolinist Chris Thile lays theatrics and sea captains aside and sings simply and honestly about his struggle to believe.

Jesus found me on Broadway. I can’t wait to go back.

Musicals are not merely a passion of mine—they were often my most profound experiences of prayer.

‘The Chair’ was uncomfortable to watch as a recent college grad. And that’s the point.

Social justice scandals play out in Netflix's newest hit "The Chair", echoing college campuses across the country. The show's empathy is remarkable, but as a recent graduate, some scenes hit too close to home.