NCR Today: Pope Francis has released his first-ever video message for the month's traditional papal prayer intention, calling on people of different faiths to work together for peace and justice.
Like so many Americans, I was deeply moved and inspired yesterday--both by the President’s words and by his actions.
The Field Hospital: Parish music leader fired after it is learned he is in a same-sex marriage; Catholics in St. Louis and Dallas support victims of flooding and tornadoes, respectively
NCR Today: Land tenure issues complicate Philippines' rebuilding, Cold war between Saudi Arabia and Iran, Spanish archbishop implies women to blame for domestic violence, Priest freed from captivity in Syria
Commentary: Fourteen years ago today, The Boston Globe began publishing its series detailing the sexual abuse of children in the Boston archdiocese.
NCR Today: In a powerful, emotional speech Tuesday, President Obama outlined a series of executive actions designed to enhance U.S. gun safety.
Quick, what images come to mind when someone says Afghanistan? How about Kabul?
Is it chaos, bombings, impossibly stuck political situation, warlords, the Taliban, women without rights, a culture where “they” know only war and tribal conflict?
What images come to mind with the words Afghan Peace Volunteers? How about The Duvet Project?
NCR Today: The presidential race really kicks off; Gun Control -- ways forward or hand wringing? Women's rights in Bangladesh; 150 years of rosaries.
NCR Today: I get letters sometimes from a man sentenced to life without parole. He was 20 when he committed his crime and he has been locked up for 20 years.
NCR Today: Islam today could benefit from its own equivalent of the ecumenical movement. And there certainly are Muslim voices calling for such.