NCR headquarters is closed until Monday for Christmas, and so are the comments. Get off the computer and spend some time with loved ones!
Two important events took place this past week which are significant for the future of our church.
Those of us who believe in social justice should be outraged at the crazy "blame game" in the media.
NCR Today: Reader disputes our word choice in pope story; NY Times suggests prosecuting torurers and their bosses; The ‘Christmas village’ of Yiwu, China.
"I write to you just before Christmas, knowing that for many of you the music of your Christmas hymns will also be accompanied by tears and sighs."
This month we celebrate the Immaculate Conception, the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and the Nativity. I would like to join others in meditating on Mary these days.
During Christmas we are especially reminded to be compassionate and merciful. Let’s tell that to our elected officials.
NCR Today: "Where would our society be without the social benefits families provide? The state would be totally overburdened without families."
NCR Today: The experience of Christmas will be incomplete unless we identify with the dispossessed and the families of those unjustly deprived of life.
NCR Today: Court sides with Catholic teacher fired for IVF treatments; Joplin church reopens for Christmas; Tough Christmas for Indian Christians.