A call for greater acceptance of gays and lesbians has put African and Western churches on a collision course.
A majority of respondents in a recent Polish national survey believe there’s a Jewish conspiracy to control international banking and the media.
Russia's aggression against Ukraine is an extremely dangerous situation that should be of concern to all Americans.
Cardinal Luis Tagle of Manila urged students and young professionals to follow the example of Christ’s life, suffering and crucifixion as a model of Christian leadership.
Uganda's Catholic bishops have begun reviewing a text of the country's new anti-gay law in order to come up with "an educated" response, said a senior church official.
The families of Catholic troops serving with Ukrainian and Russian forces were "deeply confused and worried" about the military confrontation in the Crimean peninsula.
In February I reported on the Department of Defense and proposed cuts in its budget. NCR readers responded vigorously about military goals, social needs, job creation and security.
Archbishop Joseph Kurtz applauded "heroic witness" of Catholic leaders in the region "who stand firm for human rights and democracy."
Leaders representing Manila's poor asked the cardinal that church representatives visit their communities to talk about their living conditions.
The traditional pre-Lent celebration has been revived in Argentina in recent years amid turbulent economic conditions.