Thomas C. Fox is NCR CEO/President. Fox was NCR editor and/or publisher most years between 1980 and 2015. His reports from Vietnam appeared in the earliest issues of National Catholic Reporter. He has also reported for The Washington Star, the Detroit Free Press, TIME magazine and The New York Times. His e-mail address is

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Presenting NCR's EarthBeat

Connections: Introducting EarthBeat, NCR's major climate change initiative that is meant to be a Catholic eco-crisis hub on our website.

Avoid simplistic solutions to church problems, Sr. Carol Keehan tells graduates

"The incredible message of God's love for each of us, the wonders of his plan for each of us individually and as a people risks being completely drowned out," Daughter of Charity Sr. Carol Keehan said.

'Slow awakening' led Kevin O'Brien, new Santa Clara president, to Jesuits

Neither academics nor the Society of Jesus appeared in Fr. O'Brien's early career plans, but providence had other notions. "I like to say God is patient and I am stubborn."


NCR's Fox crosses the line, goes to trial to protest nuclear weapons

Perspective: My protest was public, yet quite personal. I have seven grandchildren, ages 3 to 13, and want them to grow up in a world without nuclear weapons.