At inaugural conference, Spanish-speaking scholars focus on globalization, exclusion

More than 40 theologians and scholars from Latin and Central America, the Caribbean, Spain and the US brought their expertise in liberation theology to a weeklong gathering at Boston College.

Despite Catholic campus support, DACA students fear deportation

Students that are recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program face an uncertain future, and Catholic colleges face questions of support and sanctuary. 

Saudi Arabia, from the past into the future

Faith and Justice: Freedom of religion is especially a concern for the 10 to 12 million foreign workers who reside in Saudi Arabia. There is an uncertainty about what constitutes...


Parishes meet anxiety about increased deportation actions with counsel, support

The Field Hospital: Pastors across the country are noting increased anxiety among parishioners, as new U.S. enforcement actions make life more tenuous for undocumented immigrants.

Demonstrators mark Presidents Day with anti-Trump rallies

NCR Today with video: Kansas City was among more than two dozen cities fielding "Not My President's Day" rallies and other protests Feb. 20. 


Australian archbishops: Leadership on abuse was 'catastrophic failure'

Five Australian archbishops testified before a government commission on child sexual abuse, reiterating apologies and taking responsibility for actions that occurred before they were church leaders.


The spiritual ecology of the Lord's Prayer

Eco Catholic: Prayer gives us proportion to locate ourselves and our years in the largeness of it all,  and we take our portion with utter seriousness.


Steven Spielberg movie to examine notorious Catholic kidnapping of Jewish boy

It was a heart-wrenching story that bitterly divided Catholics and Jews in Italy and provoked an international scandal more than 150 years ago.

Edgardo Mortara, a Jewish boy from Bologna, was secretly...

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February 24-March 9, 2017