NCR Today: Francis prays for creation; Sisters' school supports children with disabilities; Poor economy plagues reservation; Australia losing religion?
NCR Today: Pope Francis has called on families around the world to combat what he has termed a “desertification” of modern cities.
The Huffington Post is reporting that President Obama is within one vote of victory on Iran deal
Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) came out in favor of the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday, calling his decision a "very hard choice" and putting the Obama administration within one vote of a victory.
What is the larger social significance of the effort to repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery?
Libby Comeaux, a Loretto Community co-member and lawyer who has been working to raise awareness about the doctrine — an international norm with roots in papal bulls from the 1400s that was used to subjugate indigenous people — explores the question in a recent piece for In These Times.
A federal judge in Ashland, Kentucky, has summoned a county clerk who continues to defy a court order to issue same-sex marriage licenses, and her entire staff to appear Thursday to explain why she should not be held in contempt.
NCR Today: plea to save Puerto Rico; Francis announces wide indulgences for Year of Mercy; 11 cardinals urge no change in rules on divorced and remarried; and more.
Just saw this very fascinating story on the NPR web site: How A Once-White Church Broke Down Racial Barriers
Fifteen years ago, Peoples Church in Cincinnati was called First Christian Assembly of God and was 98 percent white. After the riots of 2001, Pastor Chris Beard decided to take the church in a new direction. He drafted a mission statement and said the church would focus on racial reconciliation. ...
NCR Today: Hey students, think a degree in science, technology, engineering or math is a surefire way to get a job? Think again.
There is an incredible sense of anticipation as Americans await the visit of Pope Francis on Sept. 22. It is the pope's first trip to the United States.
NCR Today: Looking ahead to the pope's USA trip; Iran deal closer to sealed; California looks at constitutionality of death penalty.