Are the voices of women being heard at the highest levels of the church? Do they feel empowered—or limited by the “stain-glassed ceiling”?
The debate about whether the Catholic Church should ordain women to the diaconate often focuses on theological and historical arguments. Rarely, though, do we hear from women who themselves feel called to this ministry.
This week on Jesuitical, Jeremy Tate, argues that not only are the classics worth studying for their own sake but that abandoning the Western canon will have disastrous effects for our (already toxic) public discourse.
Father Greg Boyle talks the pandemic, what he’s learned looking back on his years in ministry, and why he is becoming more mystical as he gets older.
Founded in 1987, Partners in Health has pioneered an approach to medicine that actually resembles Catholic social teaching’s preferential option for the poor.
This week on Jesuitical, Zac and Ashley talk with Brittany Barnett about the experience of visiting her own mother in prison and her work fighting to get clemency for men and women sentenced to life without parole for drug offenses.
This week on Jesuitical, Ashley and Zac are joined by Gloria Purvis, the host of America Media’s latest podcast “The Gloria Purvis Podcast.”
Biblical models like David and Jonathan, Ruth and Naomi, Jesus and all of the disciples—these are images not marital; they’re not sexual. They’re something else. There’s something beautiful, holy, open to everybody.
This week, Zac and Ashley talk with Eve Tushnet about her recent feature article for America magazine, “Conversion therapy is still happening in Catholic spaces—and its effects on L.G.B.T. people can be devastating”.
This week on Jesuitical, Zac and Ashley discuss how Christians have at times fueled Islamophobia and what we can do to combat anti-Muslim bias in ourselves in our communities with Jordan Denari Duffner.