2016 was a good year for Hollywood

NCR Today: Sr. Rose saw 26 of the 47 feature-length films nominated for an Oscar in any category. She lays out her picks for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress and more.

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.

Discovery of Earth-sized planets boosts hope of finding alien life

Astronomers confirm existence of at least seven Earth-sized planets just 40 light years away: "Depending on different factors, all of the planets could potentially harbor...

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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 public...

Accountability

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.

Spirituality

Blueprint for God’s reign

Spiritual Reflections: Somehow, poverty can teach people that when you face an unknown and uncontrollable future, you should make everything possible of the moment at hand. 

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February 24-March 9, 2017

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