Cardinal Theodore McCarrick arrives at a meeting of cardinals in advance of the conclave to elect a new pope at the Vatican in March 2013. (CNS/Reuters/Max Rossi)
Column | Parish Diary

Clerical cronyism and secrecy shielded McCarrick and others

Panel confronts abuse crisis, urging care for victims, higher ed reform

Column

It is never truly enough

Bishop Frank J. Caggiano of Bridgeport, Conn., gives the homily during prayer at the start of a session of the Synod of Bishops on young people, the faith and vocational discernment at the Vatican Oct. 18. (CNS/Paul Haring)

NCR Podcast: Reporting from Rome on the synod and women's rights

Opinion

Column | Parish Diary

Clerical cronyism and secrecy shielded McCarrick and others

Nationalized midterms could contradict some recent political norms

Accountability

Chilean court rules archdiocese liable in covering up Karadima sex abuse

Clerical cronyism and secrecy shielded McCarrick and others

Politics

Midterm results in Ohio's '50-50 land' may predict future elections

Nationalized midterms could contradict some recent political norms

Vatican

Cardinal DiNardo: Abuse crisis discussed at synod, will top bishops' agenda

Christians are meant to serve, not be served, pope says

Parish

San Diego gay church worker resigns after months of harassment

Holy Name of Mary's 90 ministries and counting embrace the broken

World

Chilean court rules archdiocese liable in covering up Karadima sex abuse

'Acknowledging reality,' a splinter church in Kenya ordains married Catholic priests

Justice

Column

It is never truly enough

'Ugly cancer of racism' infects U.S., bishops say in proposed pastoral

Environment

Blog

In the voting booth, weigh climate change as a pro-life issue

Washington bishops urge voters to carefully weigh clean air initiative

Books

Modern hate's anti-Catholic roots

Francis' repeated call to us: Welcome migrants

People

Synod groups on sexuality: Church welcomes all, calls all to conversion

Panel confronts abuse crisis, urging care for victims, higher ed reform

Spirituality

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Who do you think you are?

Jesus and Pope Francis: Contagious peace and joy

Theology

Catholic Women Speak network calls for church reform, focus on women

Book Review

Cuéntame invites relationship in urgent times for US Catholics

Media

Mother's story in 'The Sentence' indicts US criminal justice system

Blog

Documentary tells chilling history of US 'Eugenics Crusade'

Global Sisters Report

In Appalachia and Wisconsin, two approaches to the opioid crisis

International sisters' group will continue to press for synod vote, VP says