Francis obliquely criticized euthanasia saying that "time spent with the sick is holy time."
Blessed the man who finds refuge in you, in their hearts are pilgrim roads. -- Psalm 84:6
This is the sentiment that underlies an ongoing series on PBS called "Sacred Journeys," hosted by New York Times columnist and best-selling author Bruce Feiler. "As long as humans have walked," explains Feiler, "they've walked to get closer to their gods."
Ferguson has birthed a movement that identifies white privilege and the wrongful deaths of too many blacks.
A flurry of international actions favoring Palestinian statehood came within the last few weeks of 2014.
NCR Today: Cuba, Catholic relations at a high point; edict on climate change; Royal family found more moral than archbishop; Archbishop Kurtz defends Francis
Merry Christmas from NCR! Blessings to you and yours. Some recommended readings for your holidays.
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.