Vatican City -- Wrapping up decades of change, conflict, Francis canonizes two popes Read NCR's complete coverage of the papal canonizations
Manila, Philippines -- Filipinos fill stadium coliseum to celebrate Mass for new saints. Cardinal Antonio Tagle tells them, The one beside you can be a saint
Catholic school teachers in Cincinnati, Oakland and Hawaii see new clauses in their contracts: Contracts defining teachers as ministers raise labor questions
JACKSON, Miss. -- In conservative Mississippi, some business owners who support equal treatment for gays and lesbians are pushing back against a new law that bans government from limiting the free practice of religion. Business window stickers protest Mississippi law
The religious left is struggling. Can the cause of economic justice help it rise again?
Utrecht, Netherlands -- Second dead Dutch bishop found guilty of sex abuse of minors
Buffalo, N.Y. -- Catholic high school won’t put gay grad’s wedding news in alumni magazine Girls academy says its following bishop's instructions.
Green Bay, Wis. -- Church calls cellphone tower a 'beacon' to draw worshippers Opponents are worried that the communications system — designed to look like a church steeple — would harm property values and create possible health hazards in the neighborhood.
Archbishop of Canterbury: Empty churches show UK is NOT Christian
Pencil Preaching is blog in which Celebration editor Pat Marrin combines Scripture and sketching to reflect on the Word.
Daily Bread is a series of short reflections written by four authors who meet regularly to share the readings. Daily Bread is intended to help daily preachers and others who pray from the assigned Scriptures each day to orient themselves to the Living Word addressed to the church in the world. It's a great way to begin the day.