Pope Francis' process for investigating accused Catholic bishops clearly requires reform

We say: The Vos Estis Lux Mundi system to evaluate allegations of sexual abuse or cover-up against individual Catholic bishops needs two major things.


Editorial: Catholics cannot support voter suppression, even under the guise of being pro-life

We say: The most basic and universal way that nearly everyone or at least the largest possible number of Americans can participate in public life — as Gaudium et Spes says is necessary — is by voting. Why try to reduce participation?


Editorial: Catholics must do more to reject anti-Asian discrimination, violence

We say: We must no longer ignore the trauma experienced by citizens of Asian descent throughout U.S. history. We must learn to uplift the Asian experience, from our Catholic schools to our parishes to our media.


Your thoughts on editorial calling Francis' approval of CDF decree hypocritical

Your thoughts: NCR readers respond to our editorial saying that Pope Francis' decision to approve the CDF decree on not offering same-sex couples a blessing is strikingly out of character.