I had the great privilege of interviewing former President Jimmy Carter for Interfaith Voices, on Tuesday, April 1. The occasion was the publication of his new book entitled A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence and Power.
A Catholic priest who has built up a huge global following for his healing ministry has announced he will celebrate his final healing Mass in Cavite province on Easter after the collapse of a deal to build a massive Marian shrine there. The primary donor questioned financial management of his ministry's foundation in charge of the project.
This past weekend I went to see the new film on César Chávez by director Diego Luna. I had no idea what to expect and was even prepared to be disappointed. I was pleasantly surprised and enjoyed the film very much.
A couple of weeks ago it was a crooning sister in Italy. This week a sister singing a different tune grabbed the lion’s share of mainstream headlines, but there were plenty of positive stories, too.
NCR Today: Vatican to investigate disgraced cardinal's archdiocese; Catholic clergy in CAR praised for showing courage; shrinking majority in U.S. support death penalty
Here we go again: Paul Ryan has issued yet another Draconian budget plan. Ryan’s philosophy is simple: take from the poor and give to the rich.
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If you have not yet seen the interview with Italian historian Andrea Riccardi, it is definitely worth a look.
NCR Today: It's time to make Obamacare really work; angst of Catholic Australia on full public display; the business of justice; two faces of religion vs. government debate in Africa.
Cardinal Luis Tagle's appointment to the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic life comes at a crucial time, one ecclesiologist said.