Bishop Frank J. Caggiano of Bridgeport, Conn., gives the homily during prayer at the start of a session of the Synod of Bishops on young people, the faith and vocational discernment at the Vatican Oct. 18. (CNS/Paul Haring)

NCR Podcast: Reporting from Rome on the synod and women's rights

Editorial

Editorial: Ouellet vs. Viganò exposes right wing's anti-Francis strategy

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Who do you think you are?

Lawsuit asks Illinois dioceses to release names of accused priests

Opinion

Column

It is never truly enough

Morning Briefing

Accountability

Panel confronts abuse crisis, urging care for victims, higher ed reform

Lawsuit asks Illinois dioceses to release names of accused priests

Politics

Smith dinner's tone lighthearted, but abuse crisis not ignored in remarks

Commentary

Reflecting on the relationship between Christianity, politics and power

Vatican

Blog

NCR Podcast: Reporting from Rome on the synod and women's rights

Hypocrisy can be a leaven impeding spiritual growth, pope says

Parish

San Diego gay church worker resigns after months of harassment

Holy Name of Mary's 90 ministries and counting embrace the broken

World

'Acknowledging reality,' a splinter church in Kenya ordains married Catholic priests

Tired of war, South Sudanese pray for latest peace deal

Justice

Column

It is never truly enough

'Ugly cancer of racism' infects U.S., bishops say in proposed pastoral

Environment

Blog

In the voting booth, weigh climate change as a pro-life issue

Washington bishops urge voters to carefully weigh clean air initiative

Books

Modern hate's anti-Catholic roots

Francis' repeated call to us: Welcome migrants

People

Panel confronts abuse crisis, urging care for victims, higher ed reform

San Diego gay church worker resigns after months of harassment

Spirituality

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Who do you think you are?

Jesus and Pope Francis: Contagious peace and joy

Theology

Catholic Women Speak network calls for church reform, focus on women

Book Review

Cuéntame invites relationship in urgent times for US Catholics

Media

Mother's story in 'The Sentence' indicts US criminal justice system

Blog

Documentary tells chilling history of US 'Eugenics Crusade'

Global Sisters Report

International sisters' group will continue to press for synod vote, VP says

Canonization gives Blessed Catherine Kasper 'much different impact' on church