SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
women’s ordination
May 10, 2018
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, regarded as a likely successor to Angela Merkel, accepted it would be an 'immense break' with tradition
October 25, 2017
Some of the Pope's most influential associates back married priests - as well as women priests
July 30, 2013
The Holy Father is challenging the defensiveness that has so harmed the Church's mission
December 06, 2012
Catholics, said Newman, are bound by the Pope’s formal teaching. If you don’t accept that, why do you stay?
November 01, 2011
Campaigners such as Baroness Helena Kennedy think priesthood is all about power
September 22, 2011
His trip to Germany this week is his first foray as Pope outside Germany's Catholic strongholds
February 07, 2011
More than 140 Austrian, German and Swiss professors also urged the Church to ordain women
July 21, 2010
Malicious or ignorant reports do not only damage the reputation of ordinary Catholics; they also cause ordinary Catholics to lose confidence in their pastors