NCR Today: Conflict continues in Israel, Palestine; U.S. Senator to deliver policy address at CUA; Texas governor sending troops to border; Australian teachers go on strike
Sacred Heart Sr. Philomene Tiernan, who was on her way home from a European sabbatical, "was a beloved, wise and compassionate person loved by all."
NCR Today: India looks to Holy Men for environmental advice; Australian bishop accused of abuse; Chilean Jesuit says gay marriage is OK; Liturgical music in Ireland.
NCR Today: Boston parishioners hold round-the-clock vigil at closing parish; network emerges to save Catholic schools in Philadelphia; Presbyterian Church votes to divest from Israel.
NCR Today: Another church leader who in the 1980s didn't know sex abuse was a crime; World Cup prayers; the cost of wildfires; Francis on clergy corruption.
NCR Today: Crucial moment for Francis to undo wrongs; insurance company files suit against diocese; Australian commission releases report on sex abuse cases
A retired archbishop, known as a bridge-builder between Catholics and Muslims throughout the world, was awarded the highest honor given by Australian Catholic University.
NCR Today: Latest on LCWR; sex abuse news from Vatican, Geneva, Australia, Poland; panel recommends reforms for U.S. capital punishment system; NCR ecclesial opulence watch.
NCR Today: The latest in clerical opulence; Update on Aussie sex abuse Royal Commission; Bishops in secret nuclear disarment meetings; Who will lead Chicago Catholics?
One of the unfortunate consequences of a reporting trip of the sort I took in Australia in November is that so much necessarily ends up, as it were, on the cutting room floor. In two weeks of what felt like nonstop conversations and interviews, dozens of people generously gave their time and insights.