More on Church Leadership

Vatican urges a slowdown in the rush to reform

ROME — Pope Francis has earned headlines worldwide with his reform-minded comments on any number of topics, from the church … Continued

Lutherans take surprise step in electing female presiding bishop

RNS () — What started as just another church assembly turned into a historic one for the Evangelical Lutheran Church … Continued

Vatican plays politics with American sisters and nuns

I would be lying if I wrote that I was not hurt by the reaffirmation of the censure of the … Continued

3 ways for Cardinal Dolan to show his ‘love’ for gay people

New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan took to This Week with George Stephanopoulos on Easter morning to talk about, among other … Continued

Feminism and the future of the Catholic Church

This commentary is adapted from a Berkley Center lecture delivered at Georgetown University on November 5, 2012. The unexpected election … Continued

Despite censures, Womenpriests movement grows

If heading a religious community is a lonely job for any woman, a Catholic Womenpriest might be the loneliest of … Continued

ISO leaders who can act like grown-ups

I just spent a wonderful and encouraging weekend with a church leadership team from Reisterstown, Md. I came away filled … Continued

The Catholic Church needs a sex talk

Here in the papal interregnum, rumors fly about a shady cabal of Vatican officials who may—or may not—be subject to … Continued

Wanted by American nuns: A pope who listens to and appreciates female leadership

Florence Deacon wants a new pope “with experience of living with a lot of ordinary folks. Someone who understands the … Continued

What lies ahead for the Mormons?

Linda Davidson THE WASHINGTON POST The Mormon LDS Temple and State Capitol are reflected in a business window in Salt … Continued