NCR Today: Abuse survivor advocates face defamation charges; the pope on mining; suggestions for Catholic outreach to the LGBT community.
NCR Today: Eid-al-Fitr: Ignatius and Islam; Women's ordination; Applauding the Iran deal; Wal-Mart's buy American campaign
Moody's Investors Service affirms the Chicago archdiocese's A1 rating on its privately placed Series 2012 and Series 2013 Unsecured Notes.
Already, forces are arrayed against the nuclear agreement reached in Vienna, even though the ink has barely dried on the 100-page document. The lead antagonist is of course Israel, led by its Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Along with Israel, the second most significant group in opposition consists of members of the United States Congress.
Review: The film brings old tragedies from a half a world away to our consciousness. Fear is still being maintained by a powerful few over their victims.
Speaking at the 9th Circuit Judicial Conference in San Diego, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy said the public reaction to the high courts recent decision to allow gay marriage reminds him of the public furor over the 1989 decision, which he also joined, that protected burning American flags as free speech.
NCR Today: Mayors going to Rome to discuss climate; Scott Walker's evangelical faith; Caritas says welfare changes makes it difficult for some to survive
NCR Today: Whether divesting from Israel's companies or boycotting an academic conference in Tel Aviv, Israel lumps these actions together as delegitimizing its very existence.
Thich Nhat Hanh, the Vietnamese Buddhist monk, has traveled to San Francisco’s UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco from his monastery in France for intensive rehabilitation following a stroke last year, according to a statement from his monastery.
While he is currently unable to speak, the report says he disembarked the plane on foot and “continues to transmit the essence of his practice.”
NCR Today: 'Religious freedom' bill picks up momentum; Philly archbishop supports firing of gay teacher; bishop says Church of England is 'borderline racist'