FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
The lay ministry of catechist, the pope said, gives recognition to “those lay men and women who feel called by virtue of their baptism to cooperate in the work of catechesis.”
FaithNews
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
The Vatican conference will seek to move away from a theology of the priesthood based on ‘ecclesiastical power’ toward one rooted in the priesthood of all believers conferred at baptism.
Arts & CultureBooks
Cameron Dezen Hammon
In stunning, raw prose, Liz Tichenor's memoir invites readers into a heartrending but ultimately hopeful story of grief, life and renewal.
FaithDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Even decades after McCarrick’s abuse, seminaries are still learning how best to equip their students to recognize and report inappropriate behavior. A new working group wants to help.
Students at Boston College pray the Examen, while wearing masks and engaging in social distancing. (Photo courtesy of Joseph Vecchio and Emily Egan)
FaithDispatches
Kevin Christopher Robles
The coronavirus pandemic has caused campus ministries around the country to reassess how to best minister to their students.
Politics & SocietyGoodNews
Catholic News Service
The prize, which is $2.5 million in unrestricted funds, also "strengthens our resolve to create a community of kinship and healing in Los Angeles," Father Greg Boyle said in a statement. "All of us at Homeboy Industries are profoundly humbled by the Hilton Foundation's recognition."