Making a Difference: A monumental conference held in Rome sought to deepen the church's commitment to nonviolence, a very personal subject for me.
NCR Today: In the wake of terrorism in Brussels, how do we remove the nail -- the shrapnel of human enmity deep at the heart of our warring societies?
Even during bombings, Vatican ambassadors stay put, risking their lives while working to end what Pope Francis has termed a "piecemeal" World War III, said Archbishop Gallagher.
Editorial: The United States has become accomplished at destruction on a massive scale. We've yet to show anywhere near the same level of skill at putting things back together.
Many Catholics in north Minneapolis know the conversations about race and justice precipitated by Jamar Clark's death have to continue. They say the path to peace starts with listening.
Making A Difference: During the bishops' fall assembly, several bishops and one abbot walked to an inner city parish to share a simple meal with peace activists -- myself included.
Faith and Justice: The pope’s U.S. visit is going to be a whirlwind affair with scores of events and activities. Here are five things to focus on.
Jerome Berrigan was last arrested in 2011 at the age of 91 after protesting Reaper drones at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base in Syracuse, N.Y.
The women have stood in silent protest each week for more than 20 years, appealing for an end to the church's discrimination against women and complicity in war.
Making a Difference: Whether it's on an individual, city, national or international level, violence always dishonors God and makes bad situations worse.