Loida Nicolas Lewis, a Filipino-born American businesswoman and former NCR Board member, has asked me to share this video song of gratitude to all who have helped restore and build life in the Philippines following Typhoon Yolanda last November.
The four men whose allegations of sexual misconduct against Scotland’s Cardinal Keith O'Brien forced the cardinal’s resignation, say local church authorities are stonewalling an investigation.
There is a brutal war going on in the Central African Republic which gets little notice in the media.
Speaking of his cancer, Cardinal Francis George says in a column "It will most probably eventually be the cause of my death."
This Lent I’m writing about our U.S. military, and today I’m considering how we offer security training to foreign governments.
People everywhere have a right to security. Parents should be able to let their girls walk to school alone. Shopkeepers should be free from extortion. The judiciary should make their judgments without fear of intimidation or reprisal. That’s the kind of security most nations need, and it’s a matter of policing, not soldiering.
But when you have a half-trillion dollar army, every problem looks like a war.
This morning, Buzzfeed’s site for long form writing published four profiles of women from four different faiths who are struggling for feminist reform within their religious traditions.
Filed under the heading "Feminism + Faith," it features profiles of Sara Hurwitz' s ongoing journey to become the first publicly ordained Orthodox Jewish Rabba; Kate Kelly’s fight for the ordination of Mormon women; and Zainah Anwar’s quest for true equality for Muslim women.
National Catholic Sisters Week begins tomorrow, March 8, at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minn. This inaugural week recognizes sisters nationwide who have served faithfully as part of American history, and events are planned for participants to learn more about sisters and hear their stories of service and vocation.
NCR Today: Francis criticized for abuse statement; Detroit and Santa Rosa take Courage; Sioux Falls, SD, opening homeless shelter.
A reflection on the recent Pew study on the American response to Pope Francis.
Rev. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B., the English language assistant to Holy See Press Office, sent out an email clarifying what the pope said about "civil unions" in his interview in the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera.