While media all over the world speculate about whether South African national hero Nelson Mandela will make it through his latest hospitalization, locals say he has the right to be left alone.
Mother Tekla Famiglietti is an orthodox leader who has, for more than three decades, built a power base with considerable financial prowess.
Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Sullivan never had his own diocese, but he served the church through charity and health care efforts.
Column: A look at two men who are an inspiration to runners the world over in light of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Essay: The two Capuchins approach their leadership roles in different ways, illustrating the paths Catholics can (and do) walk.
The Association of U.S. Catholic Priests will talk about the selection process of bishops and the ordination of women and married men at their second annual assembly.
Appreciation: As Fr. Andrew Greeley is laid to rest today, a colleague with a 50-year history with the late priest reflects on a life well lived.
NCR Today: Many friends, well-wishers, readers and priests came to pay their respects to the late Fr. Andrew Greeley, whose funeral is today.
Polish Cardinal Stanislaw Nagy -- a close friend, theological adviser to and skiing partner of Blessed John Paul II -- died Wednesday in Krakow at the age of 91.
Like the late pope, Nagy studied at Jagiellonian University in Krakow and taught at the Catholic University of Lublin. He used to ski with the future pope near Zakopane in the Tatra Mountains and served the then-archbishop of Krakow as a theological consultant in the late 1960s and early 1970s.