A Catholic priest considered a prime witness against an Indian bishop accused of rape has been found dead, with his family suspecting foul play. However, local medical staff said he had a series of health problems.
Nuns on the Bus Blog – In Indiana and Michigan, Nuns on the Bus encounter people who work together in creative partnerships for the common good.
GSR Today - A new movement is emboldening women to raise their voices loud enough to be heard in churches that treat them with silence.
Nuns on the Bus Blog - "We may be a quiet bunch, but know that we're soaking it in." The Nuns on the Bus make their way across the Midwest and in the process meet only a cardboard cutout of an Iowa congressman.
Nuns on the Bus Blog - "The kids need us. The community needs us." That's what we all need to be about, says Sr. Jan Cebula as she reports from Des Moines, Iowa.
Rome - Sr. Sally Hodgdon said there are two nonordained religious brothers serving as full voting members of the Vatican's synod on young people, while seven sisters have nonvoting roles. "That should change."
Nuns on the Bus Blog - Sr. Ilaria Buonriposi reports from the Nuns on the Bus's visit to the office of Rep. Don Bacon and rally in Omaha, Nebraska.
Vatican City - The two umbrella groups representing male and female religious orders are planning to present Pope Francis with a proposal to give women a larger role in future synods.
A court in India's southern Kerala state granted bail to Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who was arrested almost a month earlier and charged with raping a Catholic nun. The Kerala High Court granted bail Oct. 15 on condition that the bishop, based in northern Jalandhar City, should not enter Kerala state other than to report once a fortnight to investigating police.
After the fatal shooting of unarmed black man Sam DuBose, Cincinnati didn't erupt with protests. But it would be a mistake to think the city's activists have forgotten him. Or that they haven't been busy.
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