NCR Today: A new book, Doing Good … Says Who?, offers a clear and creative analysis of our middle class efforts to help the poor.
Peace & Justice
The Supreme Court is scheduled to review several petitions Oct. 30 asking them to overturn federal appeals of court decisions that would force non-profit groups to opt out of the "contraceptive mandate" included in the Affordable Care Act.
Kenya has welcomed the return of 700 citizens who had joined Somalia’s al-Shabab militant group that has attacked churches, malls and government institutions, most notably Garissa University College where nearly 150 people — mostly Christian students — were killed last spring.
The return of the Kenya nationals was reported by the Kenyan government, the Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims and the International Organization for Migration.
Fr. Dale Wulderlich surveyed the damage from a deliberately set fire 10 hours prior -- the seventh such arson at a St. Louis area church in two weeks.
NCR Today: A U.S. Supreme Court justice said “it wouldn’t surprise him” if the death penalty is struck down by the nation’s highest court.
The largest coalition of U.S. evangelicals, Washington, D.C.-based National Association of Evangelicals, has stepped away from its pro-death penalty stance, which it embraced for the past 40 years.
Young Voices: Women were screened off and barred from voting in the 1840 World Anti-Slavery Convention in London; some things haven't changed.
NCR Today: The Peace Economy Project has been working for two years to research gun violence, including how weapons are traded, sold and tracked.
NCR Today: Addressing the root cause of the conflict in Israeli-occupied Palestinian land is the only way to break the cycle of violence.
More than 100 religious leaders all across Louisiana filed an amicus brief Oct. 19 with the Louisiana Supreme Court in hopes of sparing the life of a convicted murderer.