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Friday, June 22, 2018

Bishops of Mexico release security guide in response to rising crime


“We’re very pleased that they are coming to Massachusetts”: Cardinal Se├ín O’Malley, the Archbishop of Boston, supports efforts to open Thomas Aquinas College, New England, in time for the start of the 2019-2020 academic year

Bishop Jaime Soto to offer Mass for the intention of Bishop Richard Garcia of Monterey: Bishop Garcia has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease

Bishops of Mexico release security guide in response to rising crime: Advice includes details about how to handle travel, making a withdrawal from an ATM, and what to do if you are kidnapped, robbed, threatened, or extorted

Does Your Church Have Enough Samaritans?

What Transgender People Need from Conservative Christians
We’ll never reach them with biblical truth without first understanding their experiences.
Nate Collins
How violence and terror in their homelands spurs migrants to come north.
CT Editors

Canada attacks religious freedom

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Following Merton into a "Useless Life"

This is a pivotal moment in American Protestantism
CNN: Put simply, America's two largest Protestant denominations -- one mainline, one evangelical -- are facing institutional rifts that pit established policies of the past against activist calls for inclusion, justice and new leadership, says Diana Butler Bass.

Could Southern Baptists actually become feminists?
The New York Times: Religious institutions are particularly adept at evading change, especially in regard to women, says Margaret Bendroth.

The 3 stages of giving: Deference, arrogance and inquiry
The Conversation: Thinking about philanthropy in a more complex way may help donors do more good.

Following Merton into a "Useless Life"
Bearings: A review of "In Praise of the Useless Life: A Monk's Memoir."

Church of England's 2010 abuse inquiry was 'flawed' and 'failed'
BBC: The Church of England "botched" its investigation into alleged cases of abuse, a report's author has said.

How to Properly Respond to the Homosexualist Priest


How to Properly Respond to the Homosexualist Priest

Declan Carrick Lyons
 

Let’s be honest: We do not have a “homosexual priest” problem within the Church. Rather, we have a homosexualist priest problem within the Church. Priests who might experience same-sex attraction at least have the possibility of addressing that issue effectively in order to live their priestly vocation as a true icon of the Church’s Bridegroom, […]

Religious Liberty Thwarted by Canadian High Court Decision

John Paul Meenan
 

I should apologize for more bad news from Canada (and more to come with the recent legalization of marijuana), but it comes with a tinge of hope: Last Friday, Trinity Western University, a Christian university in Langley, British Columbia, was denied the right to offer law degrees by the Supreme Court of Canada, due to […]

Study finds mounting global restrictions on religion


Government restrictions on religion continued to rise across the globe in 2016, according to a recently released Pew study, which linked the stifling of religion to nationalist parties and organizations.
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