Commentary: Bishop Michael Bransfield's response to Pope Francis' encyclical seems less informed by the pope's pastoral statements than by coal industry talking points.
Can Fr. Junípero Serra, heroic on some counts, survive in the public eye the misfortune of being morally and politically dissonant in the 21st century?
NCR Today: The beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero reminds me of a story a prison chaplain told me in El Salvador.
The Peace Pulpit: It's appropriate that as we celebrate Pentecost, we do it with the background of the life and martyrdom of Oscar Romero.
On Saturday, the Catholic church beatified Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who was assassinated in 1980 while celebrating Mass.
Global Sisters Report: The sisters, who lost family members in El Salvador's civil war, will be among the 250,000 people at the beatification ceremony.
Thirty-five years after the assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero and on the eve of his beatification, El Salvador appears to be a different country.
Analysis: Soon-to-be-Blessed Oscar Romero modeled what a bishop looks like in a church committed to justice for the poor.
As El Salvador gets ready for the archbishop's beatification, the country is in the midst of one of its most violent periods.