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Why are there so many movies about nuns—and so few about monks?
December 09, 2022
There are some truly excellent films about monks, with deep insights into the love of God and the nature of sacrifice. But why aren’t there more?
Richard Rohr, citing cancer diagnosis, steps back from public ministry
October 20, 2022
Today, the Center for Action and Contemplation announced that founder Richard Rohr, O.F.M., is retiring from his roles as Dean of the Center’s Core Faculty and as a voting member on its board of directors.
The Good Word
Don’t be jealous of holiness. Imitate it instead.
July 27, 2022
We are not meant to envy the intimacy or intensity of religious life. We are called to imitate it.
Interview: Fra’ John Dunlap, Pope Francis’ pick for the Order of Malta’s new leader
Nicholas D. Sawicki
July 18, 2022
Fra’ John Dunlap is one of the few professed religious of the Order of Malta and is the first North American to lead the Order as the lieutenant of the grand master.
Faith in Focus
I’m a Catholic priest. But please don’t call me Father.
July 14, 2022
We will all be a lot better off when fewer distinctions are made between us clergy and everyone else.
Over 60 members of Australia’s Plenary Council stage protest over failed vote on women deacons
Marilyn Rodrigues, Catholic News Service
July 06, 2022
The agenda for the Second Assembly of Australia’s Plenary Council was disrupted July 6 after more than 60 of the 277 members staged a protest over issues regarding women in the church.
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