Report from Rome: Did the Church Listen to Women and LGBTQ Catholics at the Synod?

Posted: November 1, 2023

By: Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture and Theology and Religious Studies

Fall 2023 CHL - Heidi Schlumpf 3-1200Tuesday, Nov. 14, 4 p.m.
Public reception at 3:15 p.m.
LeRoux Conference Room (STCN 160)

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Seattle University is pleased to welcome Heidi Schlumpf, a senior correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter (NCR). She was previously NCR's executive editor and a national correspondent. As national correspondent, she did in-depth coverage on the influence of money in the church, sex abuse, politics, women's issues, racism and young people in the church. 

Schlumpf has three decades of experience covering religion, spirituality, social justice and women's issues, having previously served as managing editor of U.S. Catholic magazine and as a reporter at Chicago's archdiocesan newspaper and secular newspapers in California and Wisconsin. Her work has been published by CNN OpinionSojourners and Huffington Post. She taught journalism as an associate professor of communication at Aurora University in Illinois.

Event sponsors:

Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture | Patrick Howell, SJ, Fall Catholic Heritage Lecture
Theology and Religious Studies | 2023 Ann O’Hara Graff Lecture