The U.S. Catholic Church should learn from history so it isn’t doomed to repeat it

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace This essay points to the well-known aphorism, “Those who don’t remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” It is a result of two insights that caught my attention recently. The first was a comment by an émigré from Europe who compared the current moment in … Continue reading The U.S. Catholic Church should learn from history so it isn’t doomed to repeat it

Bishop apologizes to fired LGBT Catholic educator at theology gathering

from NCR After eight years serving as the director of religious education at a Catholic school in Pennsylvania, Margie Winters was fired in 2015 because of her marriage to a woman. Her story is similar to those of a number of other Catholic educators in the U.S., fired because their relationships violate the church's teaching against same-sex … Continue reading Bishop apologizes to fired LGBT Catholic educator at theology gathering