Publication: National Catholic Reporter

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After outcry, SOA Watch receives new permit proposal for annual protest

The city of Columbus, Ga., facing growing public opposition to its attempt to restrict the dimensions and location of the SOA Watch annual demonstration at Fort Benning, Ga., has issued a new proposal that would permit a return to the traditional site. ... [Published National Catholic Reporter - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Global religious hot spots get their own U.S. envoy

As the Islamic State tears across Iraq and Syria this summer, sending religious minorities fleeing for their lives, Congress created a new job at the State Department -- one the president needs to fill immediately, say those who pushed for the positi ... [Published National Catholic Reporter - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Considering three factors at play in Ferguson

I want to consider three things in this blog: first, the harm that has been done; second, our white gaze; and third, nonviolent direct action.Michael Brown is dead at 18. He graduated from high school and . The promise of his life is gone. He leaves behind ... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

It's past time to update seminaries for a 21st-century church

About 10 years ago, I was at a Catholic seminary. No, I wasn't enrolled there as a student. I don't think the seminary takes Presbyterians.Rather, I was at the , also known as Mundelein Seminary, just north of Chicago, working on a profile for The Kansas ... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Solar program to power up Stockton, Calif., diocese

Collection baskets, fish fries and charity auctions are common ways Catholics financially support their parishes. In Stockton, Calif., they can now add solar power to the list.On Saturday, the Stockton diocese officially launched a new project aimed at ... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Read more about Chicago-area parishioners protest firing of gay music director

The ouster of gay employees at churches is causing a lot more trouble than church officials expected. Recently, instances of protest have been reported somewhere in the country almost weekly. On Aug. 15, that continued for almost a full page inside on ... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Preview: Why are we detaining immigrant women and their children?

This summer, nearly 2,500 women and children from Central America were sent by Customs and Border Protection to El Paso, Texas, for processing and release to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The faith community created five temporary shelters ... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Paul Ryan's plan signals GOP shift to opportunity, poverty as talking points

In late July, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan unveiled a new anti-poverty plan. It calls for prison sentencing reform; a boost in the earned income tax credit for childless workers; and, most ambitious of all -- or crazy, depending on your political inclination ... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Why We Love WSC (Cont)

This from Volume I, page 296 of Churchill's "Life of Marlborough":To understand history the reader must always remember how small is the proportion of what is recorded to what actually took place, and above all how severely the time factor is compressed. ... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Are we still trying to figure out who Pope Francis is?

a somewhat critical piece about Pope Francis' interviews since his election.Conger seems to have a number of concerns. Almost all of the pope's interviews are with secular publications. Little access is provided to legitimate religion reporters who would ... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Pope’s quotes: Indifference

A quote from Pope Francis:“In the poorest countries, and also in the peripheral areas of the richest, there are many people who are weary and exhausted under the unbearable weight of abandonment and indifference. Indifference: who much damage human indifference ... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Francis to baptize father of Korean ferryboat victim

Pope Francis reportedly agreed to baptize the father of one the students killed in South Korea's ferry disaster as he met with victims' relatives before a mass in the city of Daejeon today."At the end of the meeting, the father of a boy killed in the ... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 15 2014]

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"We are incredibly humbled by the outpouring of support from so many people around the country, who are standing with SOA Watch and for our First Amendment rights" Voss said...
"We are hopeful the Senate will quickly confirm Rabbi Saperstein to this important position" said White House spokesman Shin Inouye
What do we see? Yancy reminds us of President Barack Obama's reflection that Trayvon Martin could have been his son. Yancy says: "I wait for the day when a white president will say, 'There is no way that I could have experienced what Trayvon Martin did (and other black people do) because I'm white and through white privilege I am immune to systemic racial profiling.' "
"No longer can theological education be seen as the sole prerogative of our seminaries," Yamada writes. "New challenges require that we come together to share in this calling to teach and nurture. Knowledge will no longer come solely from the lectern of the classroom; it will come from the homeless shelter, the worship-committee meeting, the local Bible study, the community protest, the Twitter conversation, the church visitor as well as the member of 50 years."

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After outcry, SOA Watch receives new permit pro... [Published National Catholic Reporter - 6 hours ago]
Global religious hot spots get their own U.S. e... [Published National Catholic Reporter - 12 hours ago]
Considering three factors at play in Ferguson [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 20 2014]
It's past time to update seminaries for a 21st-... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 20 2014]
Solar program to power up Stockton, Calif., dio... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 20 2014]
Read more about Chicago-area parishioners prote... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 19 2014]
Paul Ryan's plan signals GOP shift to opportuni... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 19 2014]
Preview: Why are we detaining immigrant women a... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 19 2014]
Are we still trying to figure out who Pope Fran... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 19 2014]
Why We Love WSC (Cont) [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 19 2014]
Pope’s quotes: Indifference [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 18 2014]
The Bibles are back: Navy lodges scuttle remova... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 18 2014]
Preview: South Korean president turns blind eye... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 18 2014]
Read more about It's Francis the healer in Korea [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 16 2014]
LCWR assembly draws one demonstrator protesting... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 15 2014]
Pope’s quotes: Pray for peace [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 15 2014]
Francis to baptize father of Korean ferryboat v... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 15 2014]
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Jesuit Fr. William Brennan, penalized for litur... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 13 2014]
Sartain to LCWR assembly: I'm here 'as a brothe... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 13 2014]
Catholic Health Association meets in closed-doo... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 13 2014]
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Campbell talks LCWR and Nuns on the Bus [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 13 2014]
'Points of reflection' on consecrated life pres... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 13 2014]
Garden of Eden exhibit takes artists back to wh... [Published National Catholic Reporter - Aug 12 2014]
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