Climate change and emergency situations are linked, but global emergencies also can be caused by people, said two leaders of Caritas Internationalis, the umbrella organization for Catholic charitable organizations.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Bishop William Murphy sat down with NCR while still in Erbil, Iraq, for a brief reflection on the visit.
Essay: Five reasons underlie the church's pivot to a positive vision of peace and a point of view that goes well beyond the just war theory.
Global Sisters Report Preview: A report from Kenya looks at the life of Missionaries of Charity Sr. Judith, who was killed March 4 in Yemen.
NCR Today: After fleeing the Islamic State, Christians sheltered in Iraqi Kurdistan still face daily challenges.
NCR Today: NCR's Tom Gallagher reports after his first full day on the ground in northern Iraq.
Members of the International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee said anti-Semitism was still thriving in the world and increasing Christian persecution demanded a stronger outcry. Committee members underlined that "anti-Semitism is real."
Just Catholic: The rich and powerful hid their money with the help of a law firm in Panama, a country where thousands suffer painful poverty.
NCR Today: The suicide bombing on Easter Sunday in Lahore, Pakistan, is part of the religious hatred that is infecting too much of our globe.
The conference will bring some 80 experts to Rome with the aim of developing a new moral framework that rejects ethical justifications for war.