NCR exclusive: Blase Cupich, named Chicago's new archbishop on Saturday, says church leaders have to be "real" and "cannot base your decisions on a past era."
Theologians and graduate students came from across the United States and Canada to celebrate Dominican Fr. Thomas O'Meara's work in ecclesiology.
If Sr. Miriam Teresa Demjanovich is canonized, she will become the second person born in the modern United States to be named a saint.
Even in your 50s, 60s and beyond -- even if you are seriously overweight, have already developed high blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes; even if you've indulged in a steady diet of bad habits or have never set foot in a gym or walked farther than where you parked your car, it's not too late.
With regular exercise, such as dancing, swimming or hitting the gym, you can still become stronger, healthier and more energetic while slowing the effects of aging.
Essay: Lionel Ferbos grew famous for tending the flame of music that spanned the years of his life. His sendoff was true to form.
Health & Well-Being: Music therapy is more than just singing songs with people to make them feel better; it's complex tapestry of counseling and performance.
My Table is Spread: By "facts," scientists mean what we can see and touch and measure. What humans have learned about the Creator apparently falls into fiction.
As seminarian William Carmona lay gravely ill in a San Antonio hospital bed, a bishop fulfilled the man's lifelong desire to be a priest.
Book review: The Restoration of Rome is both erudite and accessible, not an easy combination to achieve in a thoroughly scholarly book.
Midazolam has been implicated in botched executions in three states, and lawyers have filed a petition to stop a convicted murderer's execution in fear the drug will be used.