Christine Schenk

NCR Contributor

Christine Schenk, CSJ, served urban families for 18 years as a nurse midwife before co-founding FutureChurch where she served for 23 years. FutureChurch is a coalition of parish centered Catholics working for full participation of all Catholics in ministry and decision-making in the church. In October 2013,  Schenk was named Executive Director Emerita of the organization. She is currently working on a book about women’s leadership in early Christian art and archaeology.

Articles by Christine Schenk

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Church's foremothers proclaim Jesus from beyond the grave Apr 16, 2019 Story : Column
Women's authority in the church Mar 15, 2019 Story : Column
We must reform the clerical system Feb 15, 2019 Story : Column
Sisters helped to pioneer 'pink wave' Nov 15, 2018 Story : Column
Witnesses to God's love Oct 16, 2018 Story : Column
The vindication of Leonardo Boff Sep 15, 2018 Story : Column
Mary of Magdala's connection to Jesus Jul 17, 2018 Story : Column
Leadership, women and the early church Jun 15, 2018 Story : Column
Sisters not an 'endangered species' Apr 16, 2018 Story : Column
Catholic schools, March for Our Lives Mar 27, 2018 Story : Column
Dismantling Catholic misogyny Mar 15, 2018 Story : Column
Heart-sharing illumines God's great love Feb 15, 2018 Story : Column
Sr. Catherine Pinkerton, Network lobbyist and justice-seeker, remembered Jan 11, 2018 Story : News
Overflow crowd at 'Race and Grace' event builds beloved community Mar 16, 2017 Story : Column
For I was a stranger and you welcomed me Feb 15, 2017 Story : Column
Are any Catholic prophets raising their voices? Dec 15, 2016 Story : Column
Will we build the common good or destroy the bonds that unite us? Jul 28, 2016 Story : Column
'Circling the City with Love' campaign aims to bridge cultural divides Jul 14, 2016 Story : Column
Magdala celebrations heal misogyny, but will our daughters care? Jun 28, 2016 Story : Column
My family and the Sacred Heart Jun 9, 2016 Story : Column
It is time to free Mary and let God have her own maternal face May 26, 2016 Story : Column
Pentecost and Berrigan, a double portion of God's Spirit May 12, 2016 Story : Column
Women want to be deacons, want clergy to speak up about it Apr 28, 2016 Story : Column
Post-synod exhortation is uplifting, but is disheartening to LGBT Catholics Apr 14, 2016 Story : Column
Clueless preaching about the Samaritan woman misses the point Mar 3, 2016 Story : Column