NCR Today: Helena diocese sets alternate bankruptcy example; How 'Spotlight' missed the story; Pope asks governors to stop executions; Maryland End-of-Life Option bill sparks controversy
NCR Today: A nuclear arms race in the Middle East would be an unmitigated disaster to a region that is already experiencing upheaval and war unmatched in the modern era.
NCR Today: The political fallout over the unexpected death of Justice Scalia was totally predictable. There are scenarios, though, that would allow confirmation of President Obama's nominee.
NCR Today: When asked aboard the papal plane about Donald Trump, Pope Francis was addressing the hypocrisy of so-called Christians who do not act like Christians.
Take and Read: For Paulo Freire, education should always be a "utopian activity," full of trust in people and confidence in their potential to be agents of their own liberation.
NCR Today: The interview, recorded in September during Francis' U.S. visit, is set to air Tuesday night on Salt + Light, the Canadian Catholic television network.
NCR Today: The U.S. bishops' Rome seminary will honor Archbishop Carlo Vigano at a banquet in April.
NCR Today: Vatican spokesman Jesuit Fr. Federico Lombardi said Feb. 19 that Catholics with well-formed consciences can decide to use contraceptives "in cases of particular emergency."
NCR Today: Pope Francis has appealed to Catholics in positions of power in criminal cases to stop executions at least for the duration of the Jubilee Year of Mercy.
The Field Hospital: Parishioners in Oregon, Illinois and Washington are taking an active interest in issues pertaining to the Middle East.