Advent devotionals, abbreviated edition

Guadalupe and the future of our common home

Thomas Merton's "message seems to endure and to be as prophetic today, if not more so, than when he wrote it." (NCR illustration/Pat Marrin)

50 years after Merton's death, maybe 'we're finally getting him'

On 70th anniversary, UN declaration still linchpin of human rights

Opinion

Blog

Advent celebrates living in the present, savoring the now

Francis, the comic strip

Accountability

Two Jesuit provinces release names of priests with credible abuse claims

Canadian bishops talk with pope about abuse policy, indigenous peoples

Politics

Links for 12/11/18

Column

Caring for the fragility of swamps and good government

Vatican

Consolation comes even in martyrdom, pope says

Francis, the comic strip

Parish

Detroit Archdiocese unveils 'Unleash the Gospel' missionary movement

Parish roundup: Help in wake of wildfires; good innkeepers; pastoral councils

World

Catholic groups push for strong climate deal at U.N. summit in Poland

Kenyan priest killed as he takes Mass collection funds to the bank

Justice

Perspective

When bishops said 'yes' to war, Ben Salmon said 'no'

On 70th anniversary, UN declaration still linchpin of human rights

Environment

Blog

Advent devotionals, abbreviated edition

Catholic groups push for strong climate deal at U.N. summit in Poland

Books

James Cone's memoir recounts journey as pioneer in black theology

While the mask remains, memoir serves as coda for James Cone's career

People

No 'church of nice' for Church Militant

Perspective

When bishops said 'yes' to war, Ben Salmon said 'no'

Spirituality

Blog

Advent devotionals, abbreviated edition

Rohr: Church needs an 'awakening of the soul'

Theology

Book Review

James Cone's memoir recounts journey as pioneer in black theology

Book Review

While the mask remains, memoir serves as coda for James Cone's career

Media

Blog

'Creed II' offers meditations on fatherhood

'Soul of a Nation' showcases timeless power of black art

Global Sisters Report

Congregations seek sustainability through goals to reduce waste, go organic

Work by Sisters of the Holy Spirit diminishes HIV stigma in central India