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NCR Today: Despite Pope Francis’ desire not to obsess over sexual issues, for many people in the church and the media that is what the family synod is all about.
On this day 50 years ago Pope Paul VI became the first pope to visit and address the United Nations.
It was on Oct. 4, 1965, the pontiff said: “No more war, war never again.”
He called for everyone to become peacemakers. He called for our church to rediscover his nonviolent roots.
Peacemaking was not incidental to Paul VI’s talk that day; it was at its heart. The following is taken from that historic address.
NCR Today: Anti-death penalty activists in Oklahoma and Georgia welcomed Pope Francis’ direct intervention in executions in their states, though they have feelings of both sorrow and hope.
One of Dorothy Day’s favorite quotations was from Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov. It’s great food for meditation and timely, given Pope Francis’ reference to Dorothy Day to Congress. Love is paradox.
NCR Today: Francis doesn't support Kim; Preparing for synod on the family; Sisters minister in places far from the periphary.
NCR Today: Looking for articles and commentaries on this year's Synod of Bishops on the family, or interested in NCR's previous coverage? Here are some helpful links.
NCR Editorials. In three and half years, NCR has editorialized on gun violence and called for common-sense gun control five times. Here are those editorials.
Twenty four hours after the pope’s plane lifted off from Philadelphia for Rome, a panel of high-profile Catholics, three of them from the world of TV news, gathered at Georgetown University to render an assessment of Francis’s six day barnstorming tour of the Northeast.
The often lighthearted review was solidly double-thumbs-up all around, with the only serious critique occurring near the end and prompted by a young woman at the question mic who asked: What about the place of women in the church?