France has agreed to take in more than 24,000 of the 160,000 asylum seekers the European Union’s executive arm wants to resettle across the 28-member block.
Making a Difference: The United States and other wealthy nations have a moral obligation to offer far more help to millions of displaced refugees.
The documentary film "He Named Me Malala" is an inspiring, intimate look at Malala Yousafzai's life and passion for education.
Preview: Sr. Valeriana García-Martín speaks with understandable seriousness of her work at a Bogotá care center for children with physical and mental disabilities.
Israel’s 47 Christian schools are entering the second week of an open-ended strike to protest ongoing cuts in government allocations, which they attribute to government discrimination against minority religious groups.
The schools, 40 of them Catholic, teach 33,000 Christian and Muslim Arab students in central and northern Israel.
Five years ago, bishops in India worked with the Catholic Bishops Conference of India’s women’s commission to develop and adopt gender equality policies, but implementation has lagged.
NCR Today: In Europe, we are witnessing a contrast in what it means to live out one's faith. While Germany opened its doors to refugees, not all nations are welcoming.
Just Catholic: As refugees reach Hungary, Pope Francis says bring them on -- Europe can take in thousands. Meanwhile, a Hungarian bishop of the region besieged by migrants says no.
Cardinal Christoph Schönborn has called on all of the European Union's bishops to "find a common line" on the mounting crisis in Europe, with thousands of migrants seeking refuge.
NCR Today: Last week, an Israeli court decision brought the Cremisan Valley into the news, along with an unexpected champion, retired Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Michel Sabbah.