Who were the families that formed Archbishop Jorge Bergoglio's understanding of family life in Argentina? What did these families tell the future pope? What did he learn from them? Those were the research questions with which we dispatched Soli Salgado, NCR Bertelsen intern, to Buenos Aires.
Parishioners at one Jesuit-run parish in a more rough-and-tumble neighborhood here are hoping that Pope Francis might make an unscheduled stop-in Sunday on his way to visit with Cuban President Raul Castro.
Staff at Havana's parish of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and St. Ignatius of Loyola were mopping the floors of the expansive church in extraordinarily hot and humid weather Friday, just in case the pope does stop by.
In a New York Times op-ed, bishop emeritus Francis Anthony Quinn of Sacramento, Calif., writes about mandatory celibacy, remarried Catholics and annulments, and women priests.
At women's ordination conference. Sr. Kane says, "Pope Francis, to listen to the women of our church and world who cry out in anguish."
Philadelphia -- The women's ordination conference this evening singled out four women, honoring them with the "Theresa Kane Woman of Vision and Courage Awards."
As women ordination advocates trickled in from around the globe, Women’s Ordination Worldwide 2015 (WOW) got underway here just one week before Pope Francis is set to step foot in the city.
Reviews: It’s always an honor to serve on a jury that celebrates cinema rather than “movies” because they reflect universal human experiences.
I am a member of the Loretto Committee for Peace. We meet regularly to plan what issues to focus on. We’ve selected nuclear weapons and guns.
Mary E. Hunt, in an opening talk at the Women’s Ordination Worldwide conference here, offered delegates a list of 10 accomplishments the women’s ordination movement needs to celebrate.
NCR Today: In truth, the church changed more in the 50 years since Vatican II than in the first 2,000 years -- just like everything else in the world.