Francis DeBernardo and Sister Jeannine Gramick of New Ways Ministry note that lay Roman Catholic laypeople are exerting a certain democratic and very positive influence on church leadership regarding same-sex relationships. Writing at Huffington Post, they observe:
Day: April 30, 2013
The Pew Research Center today released an extensive survey on attitudes and beliefs of the world’s Muslims. Religion News Service reports:
Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins and theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss are stars of a new feature-length documentary that slams religion and touts science, as if never the twain shall meet. “Science is wonderful. Science is beautiful,” Dawkins says. “Religion is not wonderful. Religion is not beautiful.”
On his Facebook page, Jesuit priest James Martin notes that Germany’s top Roman Catholic has come out in favor of allowing women to become deacons in the church.
Matthew 5: 1-12 “Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.” Psalm 96 “O sing to the Lord a new song.” “Where you ‘at’ with people asking you why you wear a cross?” I ask. This is an ongoing discussion as our Native Episcopalians encounter college students who are hostile to the Church, […]