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
Growing up, the priest would sometimes end Mass with a prayer for the “conversion of the Jews.” Nostra Aetate, celebrating 50 years, showed that teaching can, and sometimes should, change.
NCRonline.org proudly presents the winning entries in our essay contest, in which we asked young people to reflect on experiences of change and growth in the church.
NCR Today: To celebrate NCR's 50th anniversary, we held an essay contest for high school juniors and seniors -- asking for their experiences of church growth and their future hopes.
NCR Today: If a religious brother can be a voting member of the synod of bishops, why can't a religious sister?
NCR Today: A U.S. Supreme Court justice said “it wouldn’t surprise him” if the death penalty is struck down by the nation’s highest court.