NCR Today: Universities are about politics as much as they are education.
NCR Today: Three-fold increase in Vatican suspicious activity in 2015; Global peace as future synod topic; Friends of the Poor Sisters in India not deterred by threats
NCR Today: A prominent Italian news agency is reporting that the pontiff wants to dedicate the next meeting of the world's Catholic bishops to the issue of global peace.
The Field Hospital: "The prudence needed to be an effective priest cannot be taught, it can only be earned through actual life experience."
The Field Hospital: Church-destroying blaze likely arson; South Philly parishioners face church mergers; Parishioners help fund shipping stained-glass windows overseas.
NCR Today: Christians must get involved and help, Pope Francis urged in his weekly general audience April 27.
NCR Today: A papal peace pastoral? Q & A with Sr. Dianna Ortiz; Women protest cathedral renovation.
NCR Today: Cardinal Peter Turkson has said it is "plausible" that Pope Francis may write a new encyclical letter focused on reorienting church teachings on violence.
NCR Today: Austrian bishop defies wall building; Vietnamese sisters tackle domestic violence; Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' product of today.
NCR Today: Georgetown is my alma mater, so I was stunned to learn that Jesuits there sold 272 slaves to keep the university afloat in 1838.