Posts Tagged ‘Bill Tammeus’

LCWR move is puzzling even to those outside Catholicism

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

The Vatican’s treatment of LCWR (the Leadership Conference of Women Religious) has raised eyebrows outside the Church as well as within it. In his column in NCR, Bill Tammeus, a Presbyterian elder, writes: “Those of us outside of Catholicism find it unfathomable that the church … would exploit or disdain the women who have committed Read more

Hope in the resurrection of the body

Friday, June 1st, 2012

An experience of archeology gives rise to a reflection on the resurrection of the body. The writer, Bill Tammeus, finds “there is something reassuring about finding the atoms that make up 2,000-year-old pottery shards, something that says that in God’s economy, matter matters,” and “we comfort ourselves with the understanding that what God created and called Read more