On Monday, Faustin-Archange Touadéra made his first visit abroad to see the pope at the Vatican, to thank Francis for his personal push for peace.
NCR Today: Washington has been abuzz over strong hints that President Obama is aiming to bury the last remnant of the Cold War, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Take and Read: The work of Jean Zizioulas forever changed me; I realized just how small my field of Catholic theological ethics is.
NCR Today: Pope Francis is bringing twelve refugees from Syrian back to the Vatican after a visit here Saturday.
This latest Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s drama is a compelling, ominous portrayal of the Salem witch trials.
NCR Today: Pope Francis met U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders briefly Saturday morning at the Vatican, before heading out on his visit to Lesbos, Greece.
Read the full text of U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders' speech at the Vatican.
The Field Hospital: Students sending handmade cards to inmates; British Columbia parish welcomes refugees; Fort Worth diocese's efforts to enhance ministry to disabled population.
NCR Today: Despite bipartisan agreement in Congress about prison reform, an amendment about criminal intent is holding up any action.
NCR Today: Gov. Jerry Brown's been busy; The pope heads to Greece; Just war debated; Uruguay church apologizes for sex abuse.