NCR Today: Vermont Catholics seek family synod input; women's groups, Catholics fight fertility industry; Paul Ryan's faith; teens who flee the church.
This country has gone from only 13 percent favoring airstrikes in Syria in September 2013 to 60 percent currently in favor.
Kia Motor has announced the company would donate three Kia Soul cars to the Korean bishops' Preparatory Committee for the 2014 Papal Visit. These cars were used during Pope Francis’s visit to South Korea. The pontiff declined to use a larger sedan. According to published reports, the committee said that two of the cars will be sent to the Vatican, and one will remain in Korea to be put on display.
Here he goes again! Cardinal Gerhard Müller, head of the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has sounded off once more about the shortcomings of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious.
Columbus, Ga., officials have lifted all restrictions previously placed on the group, which included limiting the number of protesters allowed and the space in which they could protest.
NCR Today: For-profit hospital bids on Catholic system; Iowa bishops engage voters; Cardinal Müller to meet with head of SSPX; and more.
On Saturday, I marched in Ferguson, Mo., responding to the call of the coalition of black groups determined to maintain the loud public demand for structural reform of law enforcement. One of the signs was "No Justice, No Profit," a threat of an economic boycott.
NCR Today: Missouri deceives about execution drug; Irish women seek inclusion in diaconate; Texas bishop on payday loans; expedited deportations: the next immigration battle.
Aug. 29 marked the 44th anniversary of the historic Chicano Moratorium anti-war march in East Los Angeles in 1970. This was the largest protest manifestation of the Chicano Movement of the late 1960s and 1970s. The movement was the largest and most widespread civil rights and empowerment movement by Mexican-Americans in American history.
NCR Today: A straightforward, undisputed analysis of offenses in the conflict, whether by Hamas or Israel, will probably be hard to come by. But the U.N. is going to try.