Pope Francis spent more than three hours Oct. 24 at the Jesuits' Rome headquarters, including time devoted to a "private conversation."
Making a Difference: Hurricane Matthew has devastated Haiti, a country already suffering from poverty, drought and the aftermath of the massive 2010 earthquake...
After a total ban on abortion was defeated earlier this month, a new government proposal would eliminate an exception in Poland’s restrictive law.
Take and Read: Reading this 'modern' theologian assigned new meaning to the Gospel, lifted me to a higher world and gave me the taste for the spiritual life....
Preview: Haiti seem to get hit by one natural disaster after another, but its people express a distrust of the aid organizations that routinely pour in to offer "recovery."
Special feature: Martin Luther's light has yet to go out in Germany. This reporter followed Luther's footsteps, journeying through spots where he trod during his life.
NCR Today: The annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner was supposed to be a "fun" evening, but this was painful to watch.
The Peace Pulpit: "Will we be people who believe in Jesus … even in those times of stress and difficulty where there seems to be darkness?"
Take and Read: The synod document 'Justice in the World' described the world I had experienced but couldn't name – and it admitted the church’s own need for conversion.
NCR Today: Cardinal Timothy Dolan's compensation program will certainly help some victims, its biggest beneficiary will be Dolan and his management team.
Conversations with Sr. Camille: Growing up in a very loving family has made all the difference for John Butts, who later became a Mercy Associate.
Preview: Dominican sisters are making use of purification equipment to provide clean water to people who struggle in Vietnam, where wells are often polluted or dry.
Have you run into those churchy types whose very presence makes you aware that you don't measure up? They don't have to publish their religious résumé. Something about their bearing broadcasts it without any...
Take and Read: Reading this 'modern' theologian assigned new meaning to the Gospel, lifted me to a higher world and gave me the taste for the spiritual life.
NCR Today: Most people would expect to see icons of Jesus, Mary and the saints in a Catholic church, so the artwork in one New York City church might surprise visitors.
The U.S. province of the Society of the Priests of St. Sulpice announced Oct. 21 it would be withdrawing its members from St. Patrick's Seminary and University.
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