The Field Hospital: The Burts, a Catholic family in Portland, Ore., share a spare bedroom in their home with those in need of a place to stay.
NCR Today: EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo missing with 66 on board; Number of EU migrants working in UK rises to record level; Amanda Knox versus Italy
NCR Today: The death of my mother last November and how I feel about it, about her, is too complicated to express succinctly.
NCR Today: U.S. bishops add new members to National Review Board: Ernest Stark, Catholic school educator and administrator, and Garry Hall, retired U.S. Navy rear admiral.
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: Minn. parish bookkeeper pleads not guilty to $200K theft; Vt. priest suspended for funds misuse, bad language; Cleveland church doubles tenants' rent, then backs off
NCR Today: Francis: 'To ignore the poor is to scorn God!'; How pope's opening on women deacons can change Catholicism; Learning life skills through sports
NCR Today: On May 18, the Missouri Court of Appeals will hear our case, challenging the Missouri Department of Corrections practice of buying execution drugs out of state.
NCR Today: Pfizer Drug released a statement May 13 saying that it will enforce a restriction on the distribution of drugs considered by some states for their lethal injection protocols.
NCR Today: Vatican financial reforms; Supreme Court contraception case; Illegal mining in Ghana; Interfaith Sunday schools; Female student fights to wear pants at Catholic school