When Pope Francis visits New York, he will meet 150 immigrants and refugees, hailing from Central and South America, Africa and Asia, all benefiting from Catholic Charities programs.
Preview: The Nuns on the Bus will hit the road this week with a route that passes through "deep red and purple states" on the way to Washington, D.C.
Soul Seeing: Compassion, touch and starting over: This is what my soul sees when contemplating this story.
Spiritual Reflections: Today's first reading from Isaiah and the Gospel from Mark are excellent examples of the effectiveness of God's word to realize what it announces.
The Trail of History: All involved in the efforts to repudiate the doctrine agree that the first step to healing wounds begins with the acknowledgement of its history.
NCR Today: We will be turning off the comments system for the holiday weekend.
As a Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples sits in jail, a gay couple received a license from a deputy Rowan County clerk Friday.
Although I don’t agree with her decision, I must admit that I have a moderate level of admiration for Kim Davis, who went to jail rather than issue marriages licenses to same-sex couples.
David Clohessy has reached an out-of-court settlement related to allegations of sexual abuse by a Missouri diocesan priest first brought forward more than 25 years ago.
The Trail of History: The Doctrine of Discovery originated from a series of papal bulls issued in the era following the Crusades.