NCR Today: Time and again the international community has lost the opportunity to address the enormous burden of human suffering the war in Syria has wrought.
The U.N. Security Council discussed Jan. 11 besieged Syrian towns, after reports emerged that tens of thousands of civilians, trapped for months without supplies, are starving to death.
NCR Today: Presidential election consumes the U.S., the world seeks solutions to Syrian crisis, and the church moves forward with Francis.
NCR Today: Land tenure issues complicate Philippines' rebuilding, Cold war between Saudi Arabia and Iran, Spanish archbishop implies women to blame for domestic violence, Priest freed from captivity in Syria
NCR Today: The idea of specifically barring Muslims "fractures the very foundation of morality on which we stand," said Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron.
Archbishop Louis Raphaël I Sako, the head of the Chaldean Catholic church, called Dec. 10 for deployment of international ground forces in the region to fight the Islamic State group.
Faith and Justice: All who suffer persecution deserve our compassion. Singling out one group for special treatment is not consistent with either our American or Christian values.
The rise of ISIS (also known as Daesh, ISIL, or the "Islamic State") is a direct consequence of the fateful U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq.
News outlets are focusing on President Obama’s “tough talk” on terrorism during his Sunday night Oval Office speech.
“Obama Says of Terrorist Threat, ‘We Will Overcome It’” read a New York Times headline. “Obama: 'This was an act of terrorism’” from CNN.
Overall, more than 4 million Syrian refugees have fled their homeland since the Syrian civil war began in March 2011.