Faith and Justice: As with any important international meeting, the media will focus on conflict, and liberals and conservatives will spin the results to support their causes.
Only five weeks until the canonizations of Blesseds John XXIII and John Paul II! Hotels are filling up and the Vatican is prepping St. Peter's Square.
Nearly 3,000 men from throughout the Newark archdiocese and other parts of New Jersey filled Seton Hall University's recreation complex Saturday for a robust spiritual workout.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York launched the sixth annual Newark archdiocesan Catholic Men's Conference with a keynote address before the men spent the day hearing other talks, praying, sharing in small groups, celebrating the sacrament of penance, and rallying around a festive eucharistic procession.
At the one-year mark of Pope Francis' election, the answer depends on whether you are an old-timer or a relative newcomer.
Analysis: Pope Francis' longstanding identity as a Jesuit priest is an all-encompassing personal and professional definition that shapes almost everything he does.
Pope John Paul II won’t officially become a saint until next month at the Vatican. But Benedict XVI says he has seen him in that light for years.
NCR editors call on Pope Francis to meet victims of sexual abuse by priests and act to bring them healing.
For decades, many liberation theologians globally have lived with a looming possibility: A letter could arrive from the Vatican contesting their work.
NCR Today: What can church leadership do regarding the ban on contraception? 79 percent of Catholics worldwide reject the church's position.
Pope Benedict XVI has rejected as “simply absurd” the speculation that he was forced to step down, and he said he still wears the distinctive white papal cassock for “purely practical reasons.”