On Feb. 28, 2013, Pope Benedict XVI left the Vatican for the last time as pope, ending his eight-year papacy and leading to the election of Pope Francis.
Global Sisters Report: Catholic sisters have always gone to minister where the people are, but in today's digital media culture, the people can come to the...
The Peace Pulpit: Be plunged once more into that death of Jesus so that we will rise to new life, and then be inspired to go out and transform the world.
Book review: In A. Scott Berg's Wilson, the chapter titles are biblical -- "Eden," "Armageddon," "Resurrection" -- as are their opening quotes.
NCR Today: "There are some people who think if the church is in any way associated with an intrinsic evil we are guilty by association."
A cookbook featuring favorite dishes of the three most-recent popes and their elite military corps will be available this summer in English.
NCR Today: Politicians, for all their faults, tend to get the public business done. At the end of today's Washington process, you have only continued stalemate and gridlock.
As of Friday morning, 1,100 people have responded to the 20-question survey produced by Catholic Church Reform International.
NCR Today: There used to be lines between criticism of Israel's policies and full-blown anti-Semitism. Those lines have blurred and in some cases, disappeared.
At a press conference on Ash Wednesday, the Cologne archdiocese revealed assets of 3.35 billion euros ($3.82 billion) at the end of 2013.
Refugees fleeing from under the thumb of the Islamic State say that the group's success in establishing order has since been overshadowed by continued brutality.
On April 3, 1968, the day before he was assassinated, Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at Mason Temple in Memphis, Tenn. He shared with those present an imaginative view of the whole of human history up to that...
Global Sisters Report: Catholic sisters have always gone to minister where the people are, but in today's digital media culture, the people can come to the sisters instead.
NCR Today: Mental health professionals should view "50 Shades of Gray" and weigh in on its psycho-social and psycho-sexual implications.
Faith and Justice: It may be time to recognize Iraq as the failed state it is. No military solution will work that does not respect the Iraqis' legitimate aspirations for autonomy.
Holy Cross Fr. Theodore Martin “Ted” Hesburgh, the University of Notre Dame’s longest-serving president, died late Thursday night. He was 97.
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