Girl power: Vatican ‘hid art that showed female priests’ – Independent.ie

Lateran Baptistery1There is “overwhelming evidence” that women served as clergy in the early years of Christianity – and some of the evidence was deliberately hidden by the Vatican, according to ground-br

Source: Girl power: Vatican ‘hid art that showed female priests’ – Independent.ie

Why Are We so Moved by the Plight of the Notre Dame? | The Conversation

Scrolling through news of the Notre Dame fire on social media feeds was like watching a real-time archive of grief. Why do some heritage places elicit more […]

Source: Why Are We so Moved by the Plight of the Notre Dame? | The Conversation

Vatican Women’s Magazine Founder and Staff Quit En Masse Over Censorship Issues | David Gee | Patheos

Who could’ve seen this coming? Besides everyone.

Source: Vatican Women’s Magazine Founder and Staff Quit En Masse Over Censorship Issues | David Gee | Friendly Atheist | Patheos

Blood and Ink – the Making of El Salvador’s Martyrs By Robert Lassalle-Klein

Why were six Jesuits and two women killed in one night? Like Oscar Romero, they had come to believe it was their duty as Christians speak up for human rights and peace.

Source: Blood and Ink – the Making of El Salvador’s Martyrs By Robert Lassalle-Klein

Seán O’Malley, a Pope Francis Ally, on the Catholic Church and Sex Abuse – The Atlantic

Cardinal Seán O’Malley has spent decades cleaning up after pedophile priests. Now he’s once again found himself in the middle of a crisis.

Source: Seán O’Malley, a Pope Francis Ally, on the Catholic Church and Sex Abuse – The Atlantic

Remaining at the Cross: On Being a Contemplative Christian in a Church That Has Forgotten Its Mystical Heritage | Carl McColman

This is turning out to be “James Ishmael Ford” week at my blog. Earlier this week I posted a review of his new book, Introduction to Zen […]

Source: Remaining at the Cross: On Being a Contemplative Christian in a Church That Has Forgotten Its Mystical Heritage | Carl McColman