TV review: The series promotes understanding, asking and exploring what came first: did people create religion or did religion find people?
NCR Today: Easter killings in Pakistan; Mother Angelica dies; Iraqi Christians fear extinction; Spotify uses Pope Francis in ad campaign; Priest gambles away funds for refugees
NCR Today: Pope offers prayers for Brussels; Conservative Catholics endorse Cruz; Dawning of Easter; Gallup diocese bankruptcy settles for $21 million
Mother Teresa of Calcutta will be made a saint on Sept. 4, almost exactly 19 years after her death. Pope Francis made the announcement Tuesday.
When Sr. Magi Maria quit a comfortable teaching job to plunge into social work, neither she nor her congregation had any idea what lay ahead.
A quarter century later, more than 50,000 residents of 105 drought-prone villages in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh thank the Congregation of Mother Carmel nun for taking that "leap into the dark."
Her intervention has helped them break free of poverty, unemployment, malnutrition, illiteracy and enslavement.
GSR Preview: For over two decades, Augustinian Sr. Julia Thundathil has served 258 lepers from 85 families who live in an enclave she helps manage in central India.
Movie review: 'India's Daughter', the story of Jyoti Singh and her rapist-murderers, airs on PBS Independent Lens Nov. 16 and addresses global rape culture and gender inequality that nurtures it.
NCR Today: Synod will not provide Communion path for remarried; Pilgrims venture into Alaska forest; Irish parents fight for equal education; Elephant buried beneath Vatican
Synod Interview: Cardinal Maran Mar George Alencherry called on the church to take up a "new way of being" focused on standing in solidarity with peoples' suffering around the world.
NCR Today: More on the synod; Francis apologizes for 'scandals'; NJ archbishop bars certain Catholics from Communion; Vatican opens homeless shelter; Catholic school board discusses transgender rights