The Field Hospital: St. Lucy's Parish in Syracuse emulates Pope Francis by reaching out to the poor through a variety of programs.
NCR Today: Presidential election consumes the U.S., the world seeks solutions to Syrian crisis, and the church moves forward with Francis.
The Field Hospital: Parish music leader fired after it is learned he is in a same-sex marriage; Catholics in St. Louis and Dallas support victims of flooding and tornadoes, respectively
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
Column: Between now and the primary voting in early February, there are only two things that can conceivably damage Hillary Clinton's apparent lock on the nomination.
Conversations with Sr. Camille: When asked what she has learned from those who come for food, Kelly says, "They are simply us, in different clothing."
A new report reveals congregations with fewer than 100 in weekend attendance -- the most vulnerable to collapse -- rose to 58 percent in 2015.
Pope Francis erected a new Syro-Malankara eparchy for the United States and Canada. The pope also named Bishop Thomas Eusebios Naickamparambil as its first bishop.
Commentary: 2015 may be seen as the year that many whites were introduced to the precariousness of black life in America, thanks to the work of Black Lives Matter.
The Philadelphia archdiocese's Ecclesiastical Exchange program sells unused religious objects at a steep discount to churches in Pennsylvania, Arizona, Florida, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina and Texas.