National Catholic Reporter

The Independent News Source

International sisters play important and growing role in US communities

The number of sisters from other countries living in the U.S. is unknown, so Trinity Washington University and CARA are conducting a study to try to count them, their work and support.


Carolina Panthers linebacker says faith impacts his outlook on life

Middle linebacker Luke Kuechly of the Carolina Panthers credits his parents and his Catholic faith for making a positive impact on his NFL career and his outlook on life.


Faith & Parish

Massive overhaul slated for Chicago archdiocese

NCR Today: The Chicago Tribune reports that that the archdiocese of Chicago could close many of its churches by 2030, as the result of a "radical overhaul."


New bishop ordained for Houston-based ordinariate for former Anglicans

Bishop Steven J. Lopes was installed as first bishop of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter to serve former Anglicans living full communion with the Catholic Church.


Here I am; send me!

Indian convert to Christianity Sadhu Sundar Singh (1889-1929), who began life as a Sikh, traveled internationally to preach the good news before he disappeared (and presumably died) while on one of his many...

Art & Media

'The Choice' film is a positive contribution to the culture

Movie review: Nicholas' Sparks 11th book to be made into a movie continues his artistic trajectory toward telling stories that "feel authentic and honest to the world in which we live."

The Catholic vote in 2016

Faith and Justice: After the Iowa caucuses, how will Catholics vote in the Republican and Democratic primaries? Catholic voters make a difference in...


In Haiti the seeds of democracy need tending

Global Sisters Report Preview: As Haiti's current president prepares to leave office without a replacement on February 7, there are no clear answers for how the country will progress.


In a first, Francis to meet Russian Orthodox patriarch during Mexico trip

In an unprecedented push for wider Christian unity, Pope Francis will meet with Russian Patriarch Kirill in Cuba in February.


NCR Contributors

Soul Seeing

| The day Sinatra saved Christmas


NCR Email Alerts


In This Issue

January 29-February 11, 2016


Some articles are only available in the print newspaper and Kindle edition.