Pope Francis declared an “all-out battle” against sexual abuse on Sunday as he concluded a high-stakes summit that Catholic bishops hailed as a turning point for the church, even as victims lamented that little had actually been accomplished during the unprecedented four-day meeting. In a closing address in the Apostolic Palace’s opulently frescoed Sala Regia, […]

The CCT church leaders, who were in Birmingham Jan. 11-14, 2011, to examine the issue of domestic poverty through the lens of racism, noted that apparently no one has ever issued a clergy response to Dr. King’s famous letter.

At a recent luncheon for San Diego area chaplains, the question came up as to the difference between clergy appreciation and pastor appreciation. Now to get a handle on who was at that luncheon, picture in your mind 6 military chaplains, a police chaplain, and a healthcare chaplain all meeting with the executive director of […]