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Another Vatican II Moment for the Catholic Church?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

These are dark days for Catholics and our church. The clergy sexual abuse scandals are a source of profound pain and raw anger. These are dark days for Catholics and our church. T ...

Attempting to Understand Clergy Sexual Abuse
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

The sex abuse scandals plaguing the Catholic Church simply will not go away. Even the Pope himself is not immune. The sex abuse scandals plaguing the Catholic Church simply will n ...

One More Gun Death Too Many -- and Three Things You Can Do About It
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://jamiemoffett.com"></a>At about midnight we heard the shots ring out. My friend ran to the door and I heard him yell, "Shane, a kid has been shot, come down.& ...

Reinvigorating the Discourse on Just War and Pacifism
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

Before <a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2010/01/25/learning-from-iraqi-good-samaritans/">I went to Iraq</a> with my friend and fellow God's Politics contributor <a href="http:// ...

The Murphy Report on Clergy Sexual Abuse: Why We All Need Accountability
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

The day the <a href="http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2009/1127/1224259546533.html">Murphy Report</a> on clergy sexual abuse of children in Dublin, Ireland was recently release ...

In My Community: Equal at Birth, but Incarcerated at Adulthood
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Dane County, Wisconsin, is an amazing community for African-American babies to be born into. It is a horrible community in which to live if you are an adult African-American male. ...

Where Did Jesus Stand at the ELCA Assembly?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

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Black Church Leaders Meet on AIDS
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Alexis Vaughan More than 150 leading African-American clergy, scho­la ...

Nun's Killers Convicted
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Steve Thorngate A Brazilian court found Rayfran das Neves Sales and Clodoaldo Carlos Batista guilty of the 2005 murder of 73-year-old Catholic sister Dorothy Stang, SND. The men r ...

Clinical Clergy
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Brian Bolton More people with mental and emotional troubles seek help ...

To Follow the Carpenter of Nazareth
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Perry Bush For a century and a half, workers and church people have organized together. "Religion," ...

In the Lap of Luxury
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Pat McDonnell Twair From City Council to Rodeo Drive: campaigning for a living wage in Los Angeles. Say " ...

Teaming Up With Labor
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Paul Graham Clergy in the Twin Cities are making economic justice a priority At recent nursing-home-worker ral ...

Healing People for the Struggle
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bill Wylie-Kellermann There is a key spiritual gift that the church may bring to labor struggle: pastoral care. ...