“The Church must be political” – an interview with Bishop John Stowe, OFM Conv

Ed. Note: Our bishop-president, Bishop John Stowe, OFM Conv., was recently interviewed by Commonweal magazine. Below is the beginning of the interview with a link to the full story. John Gehring: What would you like to see come out of the upcoming meeting of the U.S. bishops? Bishop John Stowe: My hopes for the USCCB … Continue reading “The Church must be political” – an interview with Bishop John Stowe, OFM Conv

U.S. bishops’ new investment guidelines should address nuclear arms

by Susi Snyder, Drew Christiansenin National Catholic Reporter For the first time in 20 years, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is updating its socially responsible investment guidelines, which inform the investment decisions made by many church organizations across the country. One item worth consideration: Now that the Vatican is party to an international treaty seeking to ban nuclear weapons, could … Continue reading U.S. bishops’ new investment guidelines should address nuclear arms