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.
Peace & Justice
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.
NCR Today: A lot of the cause of violence in the United States and around the world is unemployment. There is plenty of work needing to be done.
At the Intersection: Should Christians’ personal interpretations of their faith influence their decisions when they are in positions of authority over others, and especially government authority?
NCR Today: What does hunger look like on World Food Day in 2015? Troubling global statistics prompted top nonprofits to launch a new national campaign: Vote to End Hunger.
Archbishop Robert J. Carlson of St. Louis wrote a "pastoral statement on immigration and mercy," and the statement was released on Oct. 12, the national Columbus Day holiday.
NCR Today: To worldwide surprise, including the recipients themselves, the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize has gone to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet.