No more audible gasps in church, please

The notion of "co-responsibility" implies responsible action and initiative to make things better, not passive acceptance or cynical complaints. It's not the priests' or bishops' problem; it's all our...

Experts discuss just war theory and cyber attacks

Measuring how to respond to a cyber attack that disrupts national security, alters elections or causes loss of life is more complicated than deciding to use force against military attacks.

NCR Podcast: Trump in Saudi Arabia, Israel and Vatican City

Jesuit Fr. Tom Reese talks about Saudi Arabia's reaction to Trump's visit; Melanie Lidman says Trump's Israel visit was filled with pomp, but not much else; Maureen Fiedler shares issues that she...

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Bishop McElroy reminds graduates of importance of pastoral theology

Pope Francis teaches us that theology must "attend to the concrete reality of human life and human suffering," San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy told theology graduates at a commencement speech May 20.

A God-sized vision

Spiritual Reflections: If we have the audacity and courage to pray for the blessings of wisdom, revelation, knowledge of God, enlightened hearts and Christian hope, we will be impelled to...

World

NCR Podcast: Trump in Saudi Arabia, Israel and Vatican City

Jesuit Fr. Tom Reese talks about Saudi Arabia's reaction to Trump's visit; Melanie Lidman says Trump's Israel visit was filled with pomp, but not much else; Maureen Fiedler shares issues that she hopes Francis...

Spirituality

A message from heaven: God is the only way to peace

Making a Difference: The reception of God's peace requires the humility, trust and openness of a soul ready to listen to God's word and follow in his footsteps.

Media

'After the Storm': Flawed humanity compassionately observed

Movie Review: It's refreshing to watch a film that doesn't try hard to win you with manipulative plot turns and cinematic artifice but simply presents a small story told by a filmmaker who is a...

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May 19-June 1, 2017

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