Posts Tagged ‘Church leadership’

Barring women as leaders in church may be bad for their health

Thursday, April 29th, 2021
barring women

Going to church is generally touted as good for the soul. But there is also evidence church attendance can be good for your health — unless, that is, you are a woman at a church that bars women from preaching or other leadership roles. A new study published in the American Sociological Review has found Read more

Cardinal Dew: The only authority is the authority of service

Monday, July 22nd, 2019
servant leadership

The archbishop of Wellington, Cardinal John Dew, was in Australia last week to present an address on Servant Leadership in the Spirit of Pope Francis. He spoke at Our Lady of Mercy College, Parramatta on Tuesday. On Wednesday he spoke on the same topic when he presented the Helder Camara Lecture at Newman College in Melbourne. Read more

5 of the worst leadership traits

Monday, June 24th, 2019
leadership

A young pastor once asked me a great question. He appeared to be doing a great job leading, but he wanted to do better. I always admire someone who wants to improve. His question went like this. Knowing what you know now about leadership, what would you say are the biggest traps to avoid? What Read more

Media’s not responsible for church abuse scandal damage

Monday, October 8th, 2018

The media’s not responsible for the damage the abuse scandal has caused the church. Church leadership is responsible for this, says German Cardinal Reinhard Marx. Speaking at a news conference, Marx said the Church needs “more open and clear dialogue, accountability and a willingness to see abuse survivors and critics who push for remedy and Read more

Catholic groups in Australia demand leadership change

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Catholic groups meeting in Canberra last Friday have demanded a change Catholic Church leadership. They say the current leaders are “locked in a misogynistic and unaccountable culture” that has failed to adequately respond to the child sexual abuse scandal and is denying the need for urgent reform. Read more Related Posts:Over 1.5 million German Catholics Read more