NCR Today: Why are women and children being detained in New Mexico? Also: the expulsion of an Australian priest after allegations of abuse; retired priest rescued from harbor.
Catholic AIDS activists said they are encouraged by the steady progress being made against HIV, but warned against complacency.
As an estimated 18,000 delegates and visitors to yet another international AIDS conference made their way home from Australia in late July, there were no headlines about how the end of AIDS is just around the corner. There is no cure yet, conference participants heard, and there's unlikely to be one in the near future.
NCR Today: Resources for peace in Gaza; Rick Santorum; immigration issues; fired bishop of Toowoomba, Australia, writes memoir; and much more.
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.