NCR Today: Orthodox Council opens; Native forests threatened; New blog post on ministry in Chicago; Guatemalan dump town; Social activism evolving in African-American churches
NCR Today: I sent a survey to my 27 nieces and nephews, to gather data that could be useful to those ministering to today's American Catholics.
NCR Today: In 1974 I began looking seriously at the U.S. military budget because McDonnell Douglas, headquartered in St. Louis, was a booming business.
Pan-Orthodox Council: A historic gathering of Orthodox leaders has opened in Crete with a pledge to "bring truth, genuineness and hope" to the world.
NCR Today: During a semester-long sabbatical, Fr. Rick LaBrecque surveyed 24 nieces and nephews, ranging in age from mid-20s to early 40s, all raised Catholic.
NCR Today: The people who were killed at Pulse in Orlando was the second time in a month I was confronted with the ugly reality of murder based on sexual orientation.
New blog series: "Reconciliation in Chicago" will feature stories from a Chicago-based ministry working with youth and families affected by violence and incarceration.
Reconciliation in Chicago: "You can't help but recognize that these young men long for a caring and guiding adult."
NCR captured images of Christians and Yazidis forced from their homes in Mosul, Qaraqosh and the Nineveh Plain by Islamic State during the summer of 2014.
NCR Today: Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s visit to Iraqi Kurdistan was a mission to show solidarity with the local church and gratitude those serving the displaced.