REFLECTION: Church reform requires decentralization, synodality

by┬áThomas Reese, S.J., NCR On the agenda of the most recent meeting of the Council of Cardinals was what might be the most important issue in the reform of the Roman Curia -- the decentralization of decision-making in the church. The council is made up of nine cardinals, six from outside of Rome, who are … Continue reading REFLECTION: Church reform requires decentralization, synodality

REFLECTION: Invited or not, here they come

by Joan Chittister, osb Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Watch the TV ads carefully these days. You may not have much interest in the particular product they're selling at any particular time, but if you listen carefully, you can certainly learn a lot there about ecclesiastical physics. One advert teaches: "A body at rest … Continue reading REFLECTION: Invited or not, here they come