NCR Today: Pope Francis may be world's best politician; bishop meets teachers over controversial contracts; Nigerian army knows location of kidnapped girls
NCR Today: Pope Francis confirmed that he wants to visit the Philippines and Sri Lanka for two days in January, although neither bishops' conference has heard from him yet.
An unusual and insightful Wall Street Journal story about the U.S.
NCR Today: Pope Francis' trip to the Holy Land was a smashing success as he showed the world that religion can be a force for peace and reconciliation.
I walked ten miles yesterday with a dozen, spirited peace activists. We trekked from an obsolete, contaminated nuclear weapons assembly plant in Kansas City to a new, clean one, resting on an area the size of 14 football fields. The new weapons plant is being readied at the cost of $1.2 billion.
NCR Today: Holy Land trip round up; What to do with old churches? The priest shortage (have you seen that headline before?); Buffalo Catholic schools.
Movie reviews: The theaters are full of superheroes, mutants and monsters this time of year. But here are four smaller films that shouldn't go unnoticed.
I hope that you all are following at Global Sisters Report every day. Global Sisters Report is the new website NCR launched last month that is devoted to telling the stories of Catholic women religious from around the world.
NCR Today: Francis preps for Holy Land trip; Cincinnati teacher contracts update; Christian olive branch to India's Modi; U.S. nuns haunted.
NCR Today: The head of the reform international movement We Are Church in Austria has been excommunicated for having "private Eucharistic celebrations."