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We must find ways other than violence to build peace in the world

The Peace Pulpit: What Jesus does through his death is show us how we can bring life to our world not by hating, but by returning love.


Theologians gather to honor O'Meara, discuss ecclesiology

Catholic theologians working in the field of ecclesiology gathered Sept. 5-7 in Dover, Mass., to honor one of their own and discuss the future of Catholic ecclesiology.

Over 40 theologians and...



The ways of the kingdom

I have to be honest: I think this selection from Isaiah is one of the most disagreeable readings in either Testament. Who wants to be reminded that God does not share our opinions? In some way, this teaching...

Exclusive: Chicago's new archbishop talks about 'stepping into the unknown'

NCR Exclusive: Blase Cupich, named Chicago archbishop yesterday, says church leaders have to be "real" and "cannot base your decisions on a past era."


Editorial: Don't ignore the past in the present fight against Islamic State

We say: The Vietnam War demonstrated that a might power could be undone by the determination of a poor population. If only we would learn.


An open letter for Chicago's new archbishop, Blase Cupich

Opinion: Now that we know Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., is heading to Chicago, here's some advice for him.


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September 12-25, 2014


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