Spiritual Reflections: Today's first reading from Isaiah and the Gospel from Mark are excellent examples of the effectiveness of God's word to realize what it announces.
The Trail of History: All involved in the efforts to repudiate the doctrine agree that the first step to healing wounds begins with the acknowledgement of its history.
NCR Today: We will be turning off the comments system for the holiday weekend.
As a Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples sits in jail, a gay couple received a license from a deputy Rowan County clerk Friday.
Although I don’t agree with her decision, I must admit that I have a moderate level of admiration for Kim Davis, who went to jail rather than issue marriages licenses to same-sex couples.
David Clohessy has reached an out-of-court settlement related to allegations of sexual abuse by a Missouri diocesan priest first brought forward more than 25 years ago.
The Trail of History: The Doctrine of Discovery originated from a series of papal bulls issued in the era following the Crusades.
During a virtual town hall with Americans, Pope Francis asked a young girl to sing him a song, and what she sang couldn’t have been more appropriate.
NCR Today: Recent social justice movements are essentially leaderless. While organizers generously shoulder the work, they shoulder it together and they take the credit together.
Young Voices: Catholics should pay closer attention to the paychecks of people who work at their parishes. In fact, the future of the church may depend on it.