NCR Today: Legion of Christ suit to R.I. Supreme Court; Father Benedict? Economics 101 under Francis and passing on the faith.
Some of the harshest criticisms of Pope Francis have come from people upset at his continued criticism of the global capitalist system.
NCR Today: In the new interview, Pope Francis also reveals new personal details about himself and how he sees his papal ministry.
The Vatican's summary report on the grueling investigation of U.S. nuns is just days away and my unsolicited and superfluous guess is that it will try to put the whole mess to rest by offering at least half an olive branch.
The Institute for Works of Religion, known as the IOR or the Vatican Bank, is pressing charges against two former managers and a lawyer suspected of embezzlement, a press release from the IOR this morning announced.
The press release doesn’t name the chargees, but an exclusive story by veteran Reuters correspondent Philip Pullella does.
Review: The first thing a thoughtful viewer of Lifetime's new TV show will keep in mind is that "The Sisterhood" is a "reality" series that really isn't.
NCR Today: In the spirit of Pope Francis' invitation to speak freely, I have to say I don't understand a nasty response toward LGBT people.
I still remember the shock I felt when reading an email that was forwarded to me on Jan. 30, 2009. I was the president of my community at the time. The email reported that a press release announcing the apostolic visitation of communities of women religious in the U.S. had just been issued. I didn't really know for certain what an apostolic visitation was or the ramifications of this announcement, but I sensed it was an ominous message.
NCR Today: Reactions to news about concluding investigation of women's communities; International Theological Commission convenes with new women members; Taylor Swift and Matthew 25.
I want to thank the demonstrators -- in Ferguson, Mo., New York, and nationwide -- for exposing a deep problem of justice that has plagued our nation for too long. For years, I had heard stories of police misconduct in African-American communities, and I believed them. But nothing brought home the gravity of the problem like these protests. To those who have marched for months: Thank you!