NCR Today: Reflections on the USCCB Meeting; Irish theologian accuses US bishops of making encyclical into "a fetish;" Top suspect in Paris attacks killed; Minneapolis protests turn ugly
Augustinian Fr. Gabriel Daly said that the 1968 papal encyclical had never been accepted by the church at large. Daly also condemned the church over its treatment of women.
Reader's Retrospective: NCR's coverage of the anti-war movement during the Vietnam War contributed to Vince Pishioneri's growing appreciation that current events should be considered through a moral lens.
Book review: In Making All Things New: Catholicity, Cosmology, Consciousness, Franciscan Sr. Ilia Delio offers up both Pope Francis and the U.S. Leadership Conference of Women Religious as models of catholicity in our times.
"Pride goeth before a fall" is a Bible verse I learned before I fully understood it. Now I understand and can add to it. "Pride goeth before, and sometimes after, a fall."
Reader's Retrospective: Increasingly "interested in renewal in Catholicism," theologian Rosemary Radford Ruetherbegan reading NCR "because it was an expression of that renewal and self-criticism."
Martha Hennessy, an anti-war activist and granddaughter of Dorothy Day, challenged bishops at the USCCB fall meeting to condemn what she believed was the inevitability of deeper war with Syria.
Updated: "Feelings of anxiety and pessimism are notable among white Americans, but are especially pronounced among white evangelical Protestants and members of the Tea Party."
Reader's Retrospective: When NCR first arrived on the scene in 1965, Chuck and Ede Radloff and their four young children were living in Menomonee Falls, Wis.
Video and Text: Maria Pilar Aquino of the University of San Diego told an NCR audience about global forces working to transform the world.