NCR Today: Recalling Hiroshima and Nagasaki; Francis on migrants; Women's lives matter; the latest on the Iran deal; and a gathering of young Catholic sisters.
NCR Today: A leading nuclear arms expert endorsed the Iran nuclear treaty Aug. 9 as a vital step towards moving the world to ban these weapons of mass destruction.
The first Republican debate is now history and the polls and pundits are quickly making decisions about who won and who lost.
The battle over the death penalty wages on in Nebraska. In the end of May, Nebraska became the 19th state to abolish the death penalty.
Pope Francis has begged God for “more politicians who are genuinely disturbed by the state of society, the people and the lives of the poor!" After watching the GOP debate last night, I’m starting to think that some in the Republican Party are hearing his prayers.
Or perhaps they are aware of new polling that suggests practicing and preaching Pope Francis’ message is both morally compelling and politically effective.
Will the church learn over time to recognize and accept the values of capitalism?
NCR Today: This is a sobering week. I find myself pondering the fact I was alive -- age one year, six months, 24 days -- the day the United States dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, at 8:15 in the morning.
Throughout the United States many actions have been planned to mark the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
NCR Today: Two takes on international migration; Woman called to a unique lifestyle; LCWR in Houston; Parish disabilities ministry.
Pope Francis can be refreshing frank when he wants to be. He has tongue-lashed imperious, high living clerics, taken capitalism to the woodshed and upbraided humankind for polluting the atmosphere. No lack of clarity there. But when it comes to amending or abolishing church teaching, he shows signs of getting tongue tied.