Perspective

Recovery of faith in a new direction

Our Lenten Journey:  What is most sovereign and transcendent about God is not demonstrable power but indestructible, merciful grace that is the ground of the dignity of every person. 

'Magokoro' meets Caritas: Catholic relief efforts in the Fukushima nuclear disaster zone

NCR Today: Caritas Minamisoma is an expanding Catholic relief effort in one of the hardest hit areas of the vast disaster zone along the eastern coast of Japan's main island.

An interview with a survivor of the Hiroshima bombing

NCR Today: "I sympathize with the pilots who actually dropped the bombs," says Professor Norimitsu Tosu. But forgiving the politicians who made the decision is more difficult.

Bishop Taiji Katsuya's pastoral track took unexpected turn

NCR Today: After 30 years a pastor, this convert became head of the diocese of Sapporo, Japan, and a leader of the Japanese bishops' peace and justice efforts.