Commentary: Candidates for national office often get scrutiny for their charitable giving. Republicans are also terrible at giving. Sanders gave a mere 4 percent of his income to charity.
The Pulitzer Prizes were announced today, just weeks after the movie version of the Boston Globe's prize-winning religion coverage won an Oscar and its highly touted experiment in full-blown Catholic reporting folded. That trial balloon, called Crux, was an enterprise edited by John L. Allen Jr., who left NCR to take it on. Four days after the Globe ended it, citing failure to attract enough ad revenue, Crux found a new home at the Knights of Columbus.
NCR Today: Netflix's "House of Cards" gives us a character, Francis J. Underwood, who has no self-deception and is strangely attractive in his evil.
On Monday, Faustin-Archange Touadéra made his first visit abroad to see the pope at the Vatican, to thank Francis for his personal push for peace.
NCR Today: Washington has been abuzz over strong hints that President Obama is aiming to bury the last remnant of the Cold War, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Take and Read: The work of Jean Zizioulas forever changed me; I realized just how small my field of Catholic theological ethics is.
NCR Today: Pope Francis is bringing twelve refugees from Syrian back to the Vatican after a visit here Saturday.
This latest Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s drama is a compelling, ominous portrayal of the Salem witch trials.
NCR Today: Pope Francis met U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders briefly Saturday morning at the Vatican, before heading out on his visit to Lesbos, Greece.
Read the full text of U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders' speech at the Vatican.