US priests' association wants to focus on formation

Atlanta:  Fr. Bryan Massingale tells the Association of U.S. Catholic Priests, "We are in a struggle for the soul of America."

Additions to the family

NCR Today: Three people are joining the NCR Board of Directors, joining people from all over the country who are committed to and passionate about NCR's work, past, present and future.

Lao Catholic community celebrates 'Ancestors of the Faith'

Some 350 Hmong, Kmhmu, Lao and Karen Catholics gathered in Illinois to relive and celebrate the lives of the 17 martyrs of Laos with gratitude and in thanksgiving for their faith.

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Supreme Court travel ban ruling: What it means

The Supreme Court delivered a mixed ruling on June 26 that will allow Trump to implement his travel ban against six Muslim majority nations — but only for visitors lacking ties to the U.S.

The Life: Sisters reflect on care for the Earth

Global Sisters Report: The second anniversary of Pope Francis' environmental encyclical Laudato Si' inspires the first question for women religious from around the world.

Parish

Parish roundup: LGBT Catholics; miles for immigrants; consolidations

The Field Hospital: Catholic/LGBT relations are changing, but not everywhere; parishioners march 52 miles for immigrant rights; Montreal Archdiocese requires fingerprinting; the benefits of...

Spirituality

Never too busy to make time for God

Book Review: “God is available to talk to us as we do laundry, change diapers, run carpool, shuffle kids to activities, oversee homework, and coordinate our families’ calendars.”

Media

NCR teamwork on display in 31 awards received

Thirty-nine people shared 13 first-place awards, nine second-place, four third-place and five honorable mentions for NCR and Global Sisters Report at the 2017 Catholic Media Awards.

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In This Issue

June 16-29, 2017

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