NCR Today: Pope Francis isn't ill, Vatican says; murder in the seminary; three executions in 24 hours; John Paul II relic tour.
NCR Today: Same-sex marriage, both sides claim Pope Francis; Venice, Fla., priests challenge bishop; Tucson aids women, children Border Patrol left at bus station.
NCR Today: What the heck is happening in Iraq?; bishops' meeting in NOLA; Wisconsin Bishop Ricken on same-sex marriage; parish closings in Greensburg, Pa.
Rape is sport for some in India. The bishops' conference of India named rape "physical and emotional terrorism," but that's not enough. It's time the church speaks out against this outrage.
NCR Today: Olmsted's chief medical ethics adviser leaves parish; Detroit archdiocese takes long hard look at itself; Irish bishop contemplates new directions.
NCR Today: Holy Land trip round up; What to do with old churches? The priest shortage (have you seen that headline before?); Buffalo Catholic schools.
NCR Today: Francis preps for Holy Land trip; Cincinnati teacher contracts update; Christian olive branch to India's Modi; U.S. nuns haunted.
NCR Today: High school students (again) give witness to mercy, tolerance; Forth Worth shuts lay-run retreat center; Bishop Pates on climate change.
NCR Today: Catholic school teacher contracts continue to roil teachers/public; Indiana-made film promoting celibacy for gay Catholics hits New Zealand; Stories about nuns in the news.
NCR Today: Bishop can't find priest for Virginia Beach parish; Sex abuse still hangs over Irish church; NCR Book Club reviews "The Dark Box."