CTSA 2016: Catholic Theological Society of America's annual conference started June 9 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The conference theme's seems to fit the island’s economic woes.
NCR Today: Vatican goes for internal, not external audit; Are you looking forward to the general election? CTSA opens annual confab.
The Vatican has backed off its plan to have an international firm conduct a full external financial audit, choosing instead to have that firm play an assisting role in an internal audit.
The Field Hospital: Co-op network blend Catholic Worker principles, organic food movement; Crash kills five bicyclists, including two Mich. parishioners
NCR Today: Keeping up with politics is difficult when your 16-month-old granddaughter is with you, even on vacation in Austria.
NCR Today: Listen to NCR's Tom Gallagher on "Catholic Perspectives," a new show hosted by Bishop William Murphy of Rockville Centre diocese. The two were recently in Iraqi Kurdistan.
A five-year review of the Affordable Care Act shows many success for which Americans should feel pride and which spur them on to “strengthen efforts until all individuals in the USA have affordable, equitable, health insurance,” says an editorial in the current issue of the medical journal The Lancet.
Speaker Paul Ryan released a plan to fight poverty that identifies a lot of problems and recommends shifting a lot of funding to the states.
NCR Today: An interfaith panel at George Mason University discussed whether religion is a "problem" or a "solution" in individual lives, or in the world at large, these days.
The Field Hospital: RENEW International uses small groups to energize parishes in the United States, Canada and overseas.