Book Review: Capitalism is a system, manmade and mutable. There is no godlike "free hand" ready to save the day if only the government would butt out and ax its rules and regulations.
NCR asked pollsters, organization leaders and other experts about which way the "Catholic vote" will go in 2016 -- and some said no such thing exists.
Faith and Justice: The USCCB approved an amended version of "Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship." I asked a number of theologians, what should the USCCB do next time?
The Supreme Court justices will decide whether tough restrictions placed on abortion clinics and doctors in Texas constitute an "undue burden" on women seeking legal abortions.
Updated: Catholics groups view decision as long overdue and affirmation of the power of grassroots organizing on behalf of creation and its inhabitants.
Commentary: All eyes are on Speaker Paul Ryan, a politician who has been unusually candid about the way his Catholic faith influences his policy proposals and philosophy of government.
Political candidates are facing a new reality: Within the Democratic coalition, there are more religiously unaffiliated voters than belong to any single religious group. Nonbelief has long been a liability.
A corruption scandal bilked the impoverished nation millions of dollars and inspired thousands of middle-class Guatemalans to take to the streets and demand change.
Distinctly Catholic: The best thing to be said about last night's Republican presidential debate is that it was only two hours.