The Field Hospital: Parishioners' hat drive ministry serves needy; San Francisco archbishop highlights need for ongoing adult faith formation, following results from survey on synod topics
NCR Today: We will turning off the comments system starting Saturday, May 28.
The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the abolishment of the death penalty for everyone in the state, including the 11 men on death row.
NCR Today: Obama in Hiroshima; Trump, Sanders and Clinton: Election 2016; Supreme Court cases yet to come; Memorial Day driving.
Pope Francis issued a decree in January that women should be included in the foot washing ritual on Holy Thursday. FutureChurch launched a survey to determine its effect on parishes.
NCR Today: Guatemalan mine's closing leaves uncertain legacy; Italy saves 500 after migrant ship flips; Rome poster campaign challenges Catholic ban on female priests
The Field Hospital: As Memorial Day nears, Fran Wesseling speaks with authority on war's devastation; her son, retired Maj. Darren Baldwin, lives with neurological damage.
NCR Today: "We must break out of these clerical mid-level positions," said the president of the Association of Austrian Women Religious at a presentation May 20 in Vienna, Austria.
The Field Hospital: Congregations doing more service, less politics; Parishioners to finish occupation of Mass. church; What happens when parishioners go rogue
NCR Today: Key Tunisian party renounces political Islam; Sr. Joan Chittister on reviving a public works program; Despite war, Lebanese do not become inured to violence, hate