The surprising alliance between nuns and religious ‘Nones’

The surprising alliance between nuns and religious ‘Nones’

Claire Zulkey - US Catholic - Religious

The Nuns & Nones origin story is almost disappointingly practical. In 2016 Santa Fe-based minister Wayne Muller visited retreat centers of women religious in the Midwest shortly after he led a retreat for 25 Millennials involved in social justice work—a growing group of young adults who considered themselves spiritually oriented but not affiliated with a specific religion (aka “Nones”)

Jesuit Missions partner murdered in South Sudan

Jesuit Missions partner murdered in South Sudan

James Roberts - The Tablet - Church Issues

A partner of Jesuit Missions in South Sudan was murdered in the early hours of today (15 November) at the Daniel Comboni Jesuit Residence in Cueibet where he lived. Fr Victor-Luke Odhiambo SJ was in the TV room when the gunmen broke into the compound. When his companions heard gunshots, they pressed the alarm and the killers ran off leaving Fr Victor-Luke for dead.

Commentary to the 33th Sunday in Ordinary Time -B-

Commentary to the 33th Sunday in Ordinary Time -B-

Fr. Fernando Armellini - Activities

The anxieties, pains, the groans of the dying prelude the imminent death; the pangs of a woman in labor herald the beginning of a new life. Jesus taught us the proper perspective: “When these things begin to happen, stand erect and lift up your heads, for your deliverance is drawing near” (Lk 21:28). “The fate of the world is in God’s hands, so I look up.” 

Vietnam interfaith gathering commemorates three ancestors

Vietnam interfaith gathering commemorates three ancestors

ucanews.com reporter, Ho Chi Minh City - Ecumenism

Participants in an interfaith gathering in Vietnam complimented religious leaders and Catholic intellectuals on their contributions to serving people. Some 300 leaders and followers from seven religions attended the annual interfaith gathering at the Pastoral Center in Ho Chi Minh City on Oct. 27.

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