Eco Catholic: The hope is that an agreement in Paris will place the planet on a path to limit global warming below 2 degrees Celsius.
NCR Today: A statement from The Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations urges the UN to quicken its disarmament efforts.
NCR Today: The Vatican has released the official text of the pope's speech to the United Nations.
NCR Today: The Vatican has released the official text of the pope's speech to United Nations personnel.
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.
There is an incredible sense of anticipation as Americans await the visit of Pope Francis on Sept. 22. It is the pope's first trip to the United States.
NCR Today: U.N.'s monumental year; Philly archdiocese settles with abuse survivor; More and more Irish turn away from Catholicism; Peru cardinal tagged for plagiarism
Preview: What will happen in the future to tackle global poverty and climate change could pivot on what happens at three upcoming U.N. conferences.
Eco Catholic: One of the nations most vulnerable to climate change has become one of the first to mobilize in response to Laudato Si'.
NCR Today: Francis' itinerary for US trip released; Katy Perry fights with nuns over convent; priest says men spit on him at gay pride parade; professor takes on homelessness on campus