The Field Hospital: Texas and Michigan dioceses try new programs for evangelization; suggestions for Chicago's hard-pressed parishes; where do church's items go when a parish closes?
Faith & Parish
The Toledo Diocese will cease publishing its newspaper, close its related website, end production of a weekly televised Mass and reduce spending at the diocesan pastoral center.
The Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., diocese settled with Colleen Simon, who sued it and its former bishop, Robert Finn, after the diocese cited her same-sex union for her dismissal.
St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson has issued a letter calling on parishes to seek alternatives to Girl Scouts, arguing that the program and related organizations conflict with Roman Catholic teaching.
The Field Hospital: Parishioners in Oregon, Illinois and Washington are taking an active interest in issues pertaining to the Middle East.
The Field Hospital: The San Francisco-based Gubbio Project opens the back two-thirds of St. Boniface Church to those living on the streets so they can rest in safety.
The Field Hospital: In Cincinnati, nearly 900 prepare to join church this Easter; parish cemetery remains found in Fla.; Ind. parishioners continue mission trips, undeterred by Zika virus
A small c catholic: One way to achieve religious harmony in America is to teach young people that they need not fear pluralism.
NCR Today: Pope Francis has made a change to the Roman Missal officially permitting the washing of women's feet in the Holy Thursday ritual, and for some, this change is disturbing.
NCR Today: As a Capuchin, I was both edified and challenged by Pope Francis' words to the Capuchins last week.