NCR Today: The boycotts, divestment and sanctions tactic has been used to pressure U.S. companies to stop illegally profiting from the Israeli occupation. However, Israeli occupation supporters have strongly counter-attacked.
As Catholics joined others in protesting Israel's extension of its security wall, further dividing Palestinians and Israelis, Pope Francis gave Israeli President Reuven Rivlin a tangible sign of his hopes for peace.
NCR Today: Francis prays for creation; Sisters' school supports children with disabilities; Poor economy plagues reservation; Australia losing religion?
NCR Today: Palestinian cinema is unique in that it exists in the absence of statehood. It provides a more nuanced and honest image of Palestinians to Israelis and the world.
The increasingly radical Jewish militants who target Palestinians are the latest front in Israel’s struggle against terrorism.
Dozens of Christian schools in Israel could be shutting their doors this school year, but a Catholic priest is hoping a meeting with government officials can avoid that.
340 rabbis sent a letter to Congress Aug. 17 supporting the agreement and rejecting the notion that most American Jews oppose it.
Rabbis' statement: "The deal with Iran seeks to prevent Tehran from obtaining a nuclear bomb while also reaffirming the United States' commitment to the pursuit of peaceful foreign policy solutions."
NCR Today: LCWR annual meeting; the plight of Iraqi Christians; the legacy of proslavery's theology; priests use social media to connect with flock; Francis chooses World Day of Peace theme
Jerusalem is hot, especially in the gym of the Max Rayne Hand in Hand Bilingual School for Jewish Arab Education. Jerusalem is tense, too, with jolting violence this summer over dismantled settlement homes, gay rights and a brutal attack on a Palestinian family.