Massimo Faggioli is the most articulate interpreter of U.S. Catholicism today.
Is there a future for religious women in North America and Western Europe? Even heavily Catholic regions like Ireland and Quebec have populations of Catholic sisters who are overwhelmingly elderly.
Engagement in serious, respectful conversation with other religious traditions is important and urgent. Leo Lefebure details why it’s also difficult.
"Parish priests had a lot of control over the speed at which things changed. Interestingly enough, the parishioners had no say over it."