NCR Today: Spearheaded by Archbishop Blase Cupich, the new policy provides employees 12 weeks of paid parental leave, and includes fathers who have recently had a child.
The Field Hospital: Parishes urged to host proms for developmentally disabled; Archbishop Cupich supports parish in violent neighborhood; TV station investigates Camden priest's relationship with female friend
Editorial: Amoris Laetitia is a challenge to parrhesia: bold, fearless dialogue about the family.
The Field Hospital: Chicago Catholics prepare for parish closings; Fake priest fleeces LA parishes; Ministry for gay and lesbian Catholics profiled in video series
The advocacy group's petition alleges that the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops hasn't honored its zero tolerance policy toward abusive priests and deacons.
Distinctly Catholic: Let's look at what 2016 might hold for the Catholic church -- shakeups in the Curia, a consistory and an apostolic exhortation.
NCR Today: The US must overcome fear and continue to provide refuge for those escaping the nightmare of war.
The document "Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship" and its introduction eventually passed by wide margins in separate votes during the second day of the USCCB annual fall meeting.
NCR Today: In an essay in the Chicago Tribune, Chicago's Archbishop Blase Cupich strongly advocates for immediate action on gun-control legislation.
The archbishop emphasized that the church and labor “share so much in common when it comes to standing with those left behind or left out."