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Irish priest group’s bid to suspend permanent deacon ordinations receives pushback in the US    | 9/22/17

Two weeks ago NFPC This Week reported on the Association of Catholic Priests in Ireland’s proposal to call a halt to introducing new permanent deacons […]

Change and Transition | 9/22/17

We came across an essay by Capuchin Franciscan Father David Songy, a clinical psychologist and president of St. Luke Institute in Silver Spring, MD. The […]

Update on the Theology of the Presbyterate | 9/22/17

In the latest issue of The Priest magazine (online Sept. 20, 2017), Father Ron Knott, a priest of the archdiocese of Louisville, writes about his […]

Pope set to strengthen marriage and family institute | 9/22/17

In order to better prepare priests and pastoral workers to deal with the challenges families face today, Pope Francis is expanding the educational curriculum of […]

Pope promises “zero tolerance” in sex abuse cases | 9/22/17

Pope promises “zero tolerance” in sex abuse cases In an address to his advisory commission for the Protection of Minors on Thursday, Sept. 19, Pope […]