I am not a constitutional lawyer, and I am not prepared to argue arcane points of law with Supreme Court justices.
NCR Today: Philippines' top court approves reproductive health law; India priests ordered to pull out of elections; mother lives in church, fighting daughter's deportation
NCR Today: A new survey shows that a majority of leaders of U.S. Catholic parishes say the new English translation of the Mass is "awkward and distracting."
I remember the chilling news stories in 1994. There was genocide in Rwanda. Between 500,000 and 1 million Tutsis were murdered by the dominant Hutus in that country. This week marks the 20th anniversary of the beginning of that horrific event.
This week on "Interfaith Voices," I interviewed a BBC reporter who covered that story on the ground: David Belton. Also part of the interview was Cameron Hudson, the director of policy for the Center for the Prevention of Genocide at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
NCR Today: Philadelphia archdiocese looks for financial stability; seeing confession in a new light; senator denied Communion; priest baptizes gay couple's baby
Here's a fun mid-afternoon diversion: The Pew Research Center's News IQ Quiz
I missed one question; I didn't recognize the photo in question 12.
According to Andrew Bacevich in Breach of Trust, after Vietnam, when President Richard Nixon gave us a volunteer army, we the people relinquished responsibility for war, making it the province of government.
The group of 16 met for five days to continue informal dialogue between the two churches and even met with the Anglican archbishop of Canterbury and the cardinal of Westminster.
NCR Today: Bishops' houses in the news in Georgia, Florida, Texas and New York; Rwanda 20 years after genocide; Philippines top court to rule on reproductive health law.
Review: This story of a freshman college student who is forced by his professor to sign a statement that God is dead, is not good story-telling nor is it entertainment.