October 1, 2018

Vol. 219 / No. 7

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October 1, 2018

Faith Dispatches
Associated PressSeptember 12, 2018

A group of Catholic nuns is holding a public protest in south India, demanding the arrest of a bishop whom one nun accused of rape.

Pope Francis meets with officials representing the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops at the Vatican Sept. 13. At left is Msgr. J. Brian Bransfield, general secretary of the conference, and Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley of Boston, president of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors. (CNS photo/Vatican Media) 
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinSeptember 14, 2018

Cardinal Wuerl seeks to resign, the pope announces a global summit, New York’s attorney general opens new investigations and other developments in the sexual abuse crisis.

A second-grade Spanish class at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School in Henderson, Ky., in March 2018. The school has 33 students registered as Hispanic for the 2018-19 academic year, up three from last year. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Faith Dispatches
Brandon SanchezSeptember 21, 2018

Only about 8 percent of teachers in Catholic schools are Hispanic, compared with 17 percent of students. Low salaries and a weak professional pipeline make it difficult to diversify the teaching staff.

Faith Features
Michael C. McCarthy, S.J.September 21, 2018

Jesuit institutions need to offer persuasive alternatives to the dystopian narratives that shape our personal and institutional psyches.

Politics & Society Features
Brian HarperSeptember 21, 2018

The Miller Center at Santa Clara is just one institution in a broader network looking to make a positive social impact.

Photo by Jonathan Simcoe on Unsplash
Faith Faith and Reason

Most people just don’t know that their pondering about life, about what really matters, is called theology.

Pope John Paul II in Poland for World Youth Day 1991. (Wikimedia)
Faith Faith in Focus
Greer HannanSeptember 21, 2018

We have been told we are too gay or too female or too mentally ill or too divorced to serve in the church.