Reader's Retrospective: Raised in Chicago by Irish-immigrant parents, Sr. Patricia Lowery joined the Society of Catholic Medical Missionaries due to its focus on Scripture, the liturgy and global healing.
NCR Today: I am ready to make another (perhaps foolish) prediction about where the Republican presidential race is heading.
Introducing "The Field Hospital," NCRonline's newest blog series, covering life in Catholic parishes across the United States.
Speaking before the International Association of Chiefs of Police in Chicago on Tuesday, President Barack Obama gave a wide-ranging speech touching on the issues of criminal justice reform, distrust between cops and communities of color, gun control, law enforcement funding, the drug trade, police brutality and viral videos.
Commentary: We still have a long way to go in overcoming the often-lethal prejudice of the past.
NCR Today: Get to know NCR's subscribers; hedge-fund priest; archdiocese revamping marriage prep program; Catholics afraid of change?
Reader's Retrospective: A former priest now married to his "other true love," Susan, credits a teacher in St. Paul, Minn., for sparking his interest in independent Catholic journalism.
NCR Today: Francis has said that to not engage with others as a human being is a “spirituality of illusion.”
Reader's Retrospective: In the first edition of NCRonline.org's new blog series, author Julie Gunter explains how a year of telling readers' stories became an unexpected personal journey.
NCR Today: What is Nostra Aetate, and what does it have to do with Catholic-Jewish relations? World's bishops plead for global breakthrough on climate change action; and more